Transbrasil Flight 303

Transbrasil Flight 303Saturday April 12, 1980
The plane crashed into a hill while landing during a thunderstorm. The pilot misjudged his speed and distance and failed to initiate a go-around. Improper flight supervision and control of the engines.

Crash Details

DateSaturday April 12, 1980
LocationFlorianopolis, Brazil
Passengers50
Crew8
Fatalities55
Survivors3
Aircraft TypeBoeing B-727-27C
OperatorTransbrasil
RegistrationPT-TYS
Flight OriginSao Paulo
Flight Destination Florianopolis
Florianopolis, Brazil
Transbrasil
Boeing B-727-27C
1980