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Accident description
Last updated: 17 October 2017
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Date:Friday 30 August 1996
Time:ca 09:47
Type:Silhouette image of generic E110 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer XC-95B Bandeirante (EMB-110)
Operator:Força Aérea Brasileira - FAB
Registration: 2315
C/n / msn: 110289
First flight: 1980
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Queloz, SP (   Brazil)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:São José dos Campos Airport, SP (SJK/SBSJ), Brazil
Destination airport:São José dos Campos Airport, SP (SJK/SBSJ), Brazil
Narrative:
An Embraer XC-95B Bandeirante turboprop was destroyed in an accident near Queloz, SP, Brazil. All eight on board were killed.
The airplane, operated by the Centro Técnico Aeroespacial (Aerospace Technical Center) of the Brazilian Air Force, took off from São José dos Campos Airport, SP (SJK) at 08:40 on a test flight.
The airplane flew into the side of a mountain.

Sources:
» Flight International 4-10.06.1997 (45)
» Scramble 208
» Folha do Sao Paulo, 31-8-1996


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