MaxAvSafety (Historic) Another Pilot Error 30Dec58

MasSez: This continues the Historic high casualty Hull Losses on this date. Just another Pilot Error. (Mechanicals Start the ball rolling. Now that you have the ability to “Loose an engine” give it a shot!)

Accident description
Status: Strike
Date: Tuesday 30 December 1958
Time: 12:09
Type: SAAB Scandia 90A-2
Operator: VASP - Viação Aérea São Paulo
Registration: PP-SQE
C/n / msn: 90.103
First flight: 1950
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2180-E1
Crew: Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers: Fatalities: 17 / Occupants: 33
Total: Fatalities: 21 / Occupants: 37
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location: Guanabara Bay, RJ ( Brazil)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature: Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport: Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport, RJ (SDU/SBRJ), Brazil
Destination airport: São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP (CGH/SBSP), Brazil
The Saab took off from Rio de Janeiro and was climbing through an altitude of 50 m when the no. 1 engine failed. The pilot made a 90 degree left turn and started another left turn after flying straight on for about 500 m. During that turn, the aircraft stalled and crashed into the sea.
Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: “The accident was attributed to the pilot’ incorrect handling of the controls in flight.”
(Source: AvSafeNet)


We’re do you find all the information to make things like this so often.

@AndroidPilot. MaxSez: The source is noted. Google is your friend… Regards

Another great MaxAvSafety my friend! Might try this on the Dash 4 ;) Since it has the same proppelor or engine as this aircraft aircraft

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