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Last updated: 19 November 2018
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Date:Wednesday 18 April 1984
Time:10:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic E110 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer EMB-110EJ Bandeirante
Operator:VOTEC Servicios Aéreos Regionais
Registration: PT-GJZ
C/n / msn: 110088
First flight: 1976
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 16 / Occupants: 16
Total:Fatalities: 18 / Occupants: 18
Collision casualties:Fatalities: 1
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Imperatriz Airport, MA (IMP) (   Brazil)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:São Luís-Marechal Cunha Machado Airport, MA (SLZ/SBSL), Brazil
Destination airport:Imperatriz Airport, MA (IMP/SBIZ), Brazil
Narrative:
Collided in mid-air with another VOTEC Bandeirante. PT-GJZ crashed out of control, but PT-GKL was able to make a forced landing (without the no. 1 engine!) on a river and sank.

Classification:
Mid air collision
Loss of control

Sources:
» Ultima Hora, 19 April 1984 (p.7)


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Distance from São Luís-Marechal Cunha Machado Airport, MA to Imperatriz Airport, MA as the crow flies is 483 km (302 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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