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Accident
Last updated: 17 August 2017
Estado:
Fecha:jueves 27 febrero 1975
Hora:06:33
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic E110 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer EMB-110C Bandeirante
Operador:VASP - Viação Aérea São Paulo
Registración: PP-SBE
Numéro de série: 110021
Año de Construcción: 1974
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 13 / Ocupantes: 13
Total:Fatalidades: 15 / Ocupantes: 15
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:1,5 km (0.9 milles) NW of São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP (CGH) (   Brasil)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP (CGH/SBSP), Brasil
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Bauru Airport, SP (BAU/SBBU), Brasil
Número de Vuelo: 640
Descripción:
VASP flight 640 took off from runway 34 at São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, Brazil. Shortly after takeoff the no. 2 hand engine lost power. The pilot began a left hand turn in order to return to Congonhas. The aircraft lost altitude and impacted a residential area.
The airplane operated on a domestic flight to Bauru and Araçatuba Airport, SP (ARU).

Fuentes:
» Flight International 06.03.1975 (350)
» Chicago Tribune (Feb 28, 1975)
» O rastro da bruxa: história da aviação comercial brasileira no século XX / Carlos Ari César Germano da Silva


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Distance from São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP to Bauru Airport, SP as the crow flies is 283 km (177 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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