Accident description
Last updated: 26 October 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 18 April 1984
Type:Embraer 110P Bandeirante
Operator:VOTEC Servicios Aéreos Regionais
Registration: PT-GKL
C/n / msn: 110107
First flight: 1976
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 15
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 17
Collision casualties:Fatalities: 18
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Imperatriz Airport, MA (IMP (   Brazil) show on map
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Belém/Val-de-Cans International Airport , PA (BEL/SBBE), 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
Ditching

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Distance from Belém/Val-de-Cans International Airport , PA to Imperatriz Airport, MA as the crow flies is 473 km (296 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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