Aero Clube de Volta Redonda

Aero Clube de Volta Redonda Sunday March 26, 1978
The plane lost engine rotation after takeoff and the pilot attempted to return to the airport for an emergency landing. Due to the low altitude, the plane stalled and crashed in Paraiba River, one-half mile from the runway. Mechanical failure.

Crash Details

DateSunday March 26, 1978
LocationVolta Redonda, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Passengers3
Crew1
Fatalities4
Survivors0
Aircraft TypePiper Cherokee Arrow PA-28
OperatorAero Clube de Volta Redonda
RegistrationPT - CIH
Flight Origin
Flight Destination
Volta Redonda, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Aero Clube de Volta Redonda
Piper Cherokee Arrow PA-28
1978