Accident Embraer EMB-820C Navajo PT-EFA,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 66585
 
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Date:Thursday 11 January 2001
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA31 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Embraer EMB-820C Navajo
Owner/operator:Bahia Táxi Aéreo
Registration: PT-EFA
MSN: 820-025
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Jequié, BA -   Brazil
Phase: Approach
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Salvador, BA (SBSV)
Destination airport:Jequié, BA (SNJK)
Investigating agency: CENIPA
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Narrative:
The twin-engine faced bad weather during approximation for landing and ended up crashing into a mountain. The pilot died in the accident and the copilot the next day. According to a rough translation (into english) from the official report into the accident:

"The aircraft took off from Salvador - BA (SBSV) bound for Jequié - BA (SNJK) to provide transport pouches, taking on board pilot and co- pilot. When starting the procedures for landing in bad weather to visual flight, the aircraft crashed into the top of a mountain. The pilot lost his life at the time of the accident and the co- pilot also died the next day in hospital. The aircraft was severely damaged".

Sources:

1. http://www2.anac.gov.br/segVoo/seguranca7.asp
2. http://www.aeromuseu.com.br/rab_pt.htm
3. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/2001/archives/crash-of-an-embraer-emb-820-navajo-in-jequie-2-killed/]
4. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.desastresaereos.net/acidentes_brasil_2001.h]tm

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: CENIPA
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Jul-2009 10:40 harro Added
05-May-2015 18:45 junior sjc Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
09-May-2015 07:34 junior sjc Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Jun-2015 00:39 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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