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Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
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Date:Friday 8 May 1998
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: 2322
C/n / msn: 110434
First flight: 1984
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 10
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 13
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Barra de Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, RJ (   Brazil)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Rio de Janiero-Afonsos Air Force Base, RJ (SBAF), Brazil
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Bandeirante was preparing to drop 10 parachutists near Rio de Janeiro when one of the parachutists struck the elevator. The pilot lost control of the airplane. It crashed into a condominium.

Sources:
» Scramble 229


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