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Accident description
Last updated: 17 October 2017
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Date:Friday 29 November 1991
Time:ca 08:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic E110 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer C-95C Bandeirante (EMB-110P2)
Operator:Força Aérea Brasileira - FAB
Registration: 2333
C/n / msn: 110473
First flight: 1988
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 13 / Occupants: 13
Total:Fatalities: 16 / Occupants: 16
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:33 km (20.6 mls) NNE of Guaratinguetá Airport, SP (GUJ) (   Brazil)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Brasília International Airport, DF (BSB/SBBR), Brazil
Destination airport:Guaratinguetá Airport, SP (GUJ/SBGW), Brazil
Narrative:
An Embraer C-95C Bandeirante turboprop was damaged beyond repair in an accident near Guaratinguetá, SP (GUJ), Brazil, killing all 16 on board.
The Brazilian Air Force transport plane had departed Brasília at 06:00 on a flight to Guaratinguetá. Last radio contact was at 08:10, ten minutes before it was expected to land.
It struck the side of Pico dos Marins.

Sources:
» Scramble 152
» Folha de Sao Paulo


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Distance from Brasília International Airport, DF to Guaratinguetá Airport, SP as the crow flies is 818 km (511 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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