ASN Aircraft accident Fairchild FH-227B PT-LCS Altamira Airport, PA (ATM)
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Date:Monday 25 January 1993
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild FH-227B
Operator:TABA - Transportes Aéreos da Bacia Amazônica
Registration: PT-LCS
MSN: 522
First flight: 1966
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Altamira Airport, PA (ATM) (   Brazil)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Belém/Val-de-Cans International Airport, PA (BEL/SBBE), Brazil
Destination airport:Altamira Airport, PA (ATM/SBHT), Brazil
Crashed out of control into the jungle during a night-time cargo flight.

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photo of Fairchild-FH-227B-F-GCFD
accident date: 25-01-1993
type: Fairchild FH-227B
registration: F-GCFD

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Belém/Val-de-Cans International Airport, PA to Altamira Airport, PA as the crow flies is 466 km (292 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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