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Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Thursday 23 April 1998
Time:ca 12:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic E110 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer C-95B Bandeirante (EMB-110)
Operator:Força Aérea Brasileira - FAB
Registration: 2321
C/n / msn: 110433
First flight: 1983
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:3 km (1.9 mls) from Resende Airport, RJ (REZ) (   Brazil)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Resende Airport, RJ (REZ/SDRS), Brazil
Destination airport:Resende Airport, RJ (REZ/SDRS), Brazil
Narrative:
The Bandeirante had just dropped 8 parachutists on a training mission when it was returning to Resende Airport, RJ (REZ), Brazil.
The approach was aborted and the airplane continued with a low pass over the runway. It then crashed near a farm after striking high tension wires. The no. 2 engine was at idle and the prop was feather at the time of impact. The no. 1 engine was at full power.

Sources:
» Jornal do Brasil - 24 April 1998


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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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