Accident description
Last updated: 31 October 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 24 February 1981
Type:Embraer 110P Bandeirante
Operator:VOTEC Servicios Aéreos Regionais
Registration: PT-GLB
C/n / msn: 110144
First flight: 1977
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 12
Total:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 14
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Belém Airport, PA (BEL) (   Brazil)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Tucurui Airport, PA (TUR/SBTU), Brazil
Destination airport:Belém/Val-de-Cans International Airport , PA (BEL/SBBE), Brazil
Narrative:
The aircraft collided with a ship in dry dock while approaching Belem in rain and high winds. The Bandeirante subsequently struck two barges and broke in two. The front part crashed onto a tug, and the tail section sank.

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Distance from Tucurui Airport, PA to Belém/Val-de-Cans International Airport , PA as the crow flies is 300 km (187 miles).

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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