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Accident description
Last updated: 20 October 2017
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Date:Thursday 28 October 1976
Type:Silhouette image of generic E110 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer EMB-110C Bandeirante
Operator:Nordeste Linhas Aéreas
Registration: PT-TBA
C/n / msn: 110004
First flight: 1973
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 7
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Petrolina Internacional Airport, PE (PNZ) (   Brazil)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Petrolina Internacional Airport, PE (PNZ/SBPL), Brazil
Destination airport:Recife International Airport, PE (REC/SBRF), Brazil
Narrative:
An Embraer 110C Bandeirante passenger plane crashed about three minutes after takeoff from Petrolina Internacional Airport, PE (PNZ), Brazil.
Both crew members were killed. Four passengers were injured, one was unharmed.

Sources:
» Folha de São Paulo 29-10-1976


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Distance from Petrolina Internacional Airport, PE to Recife International Airport, PE as the crow flies is 633 km (396 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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