1952 Transportes Aéreos Nacional Douglas C-47 mid-air fire

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1952 Transportes Aéreos Nacional Douglas C-47 mid-air fire
Incident summary
Date 12 August 1952
Summary In-flight fire
Site Palmeiras de Goias, Brazil
Passengers 20
Crew 4
Fatalities 24
Survivors 0
Aircraft type Douglas C-47A
Operator Transportes Aéreos Nacional
Registration PP-ANH
Flight origin Rio Verde Airport, Brazil
Destination Goiania-Santa Genoveva Airport, Brazil

The 1952 Transportes Aéreos Nacional Douglas C-47 mid-air fire occurred on 12 August 1952 when a Douglas C-47A registered PP-ANH was destroyed after a in-flight fire caused it to crash near Palmeiras de Goiás, Brazil.[1]

The 1944-built C-47 was on a domestic flight from Rio Verde Airport to Goiânia-Santa Genoveva Airport, belonged to Viabras and was operated by Transportes Aéreos Nacional.[2][3]

References[edit]

Citations
  1. ^ Civil Aviation Authority 1974, p. 11/52
  2. ^ Accident description at the Aviation Safety Network
  3. ^ Germano da Silva, Carlos Ari César (2008). "Palmeiras de Goiás". O rastro da bruxa: história da aviação comercial brasileira no século XX através dos seus acidentes 1928–1996 (in Portuguese) (2 ed.). Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS. pp. 118–125. ISBN 978-85-7430-760-2. 
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