Accident description
Last updated: 30 October 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 18 April 1984
Type:Embraer 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
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Imperatriz Airport, MA (IMP) (   Brazil) show on map
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
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

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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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