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Accident description
Last updated: 28 March 2015
Date:Thursday 8 February 1979
Type:Embraer 110C Bandeirante
Operator:TAM Transportes Aéreos Regionais
Registration: PT-SBB
C/n / msn: 110010
First flight: 1973
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 16 / Occupants: 16
Total:Fatalities: 18 / Occupants: 18
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Bauru, SP (   Brazil)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Bauru Airport, SP (BAU/SBBU), Brazil
Destination airport:São Paulo (unknown airport), SP, Brazil
Struck trees and crashed into flames.



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