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Accident description
Last updated: 4 October 2015
Date:Wednesday 9 October 1985
Time:ca 19:00
Type:Embraer EMB-110C Bandeirante
Operator:Nordeste Linhas Aéreas
Registration: PT-GKA
C/n / msn: 110090
First flight: 1976
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:2 km (1.3 mls) SE of Vitória da Conquista, BA (   Brazil)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Departure airport:Vitória da Conquista Airport, BA (VDC/SBQV), Brazil
Destination airport:Salvador-Dois de Julho International Airport, BA (SSA/SBSV), Brazil
The pilot continued at a low altitude after take-off, presumably to overfly a friend's house. Instrument Meteorological Conditions existed and the aircraft may have entered an abnormal attitude and crashed.

» Lloyds List 12.10.1985


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Distance from Vitória da Conquista Airport, BA to Salvador-Dois de Julho International Airport, BA as the crow flies is 348 km (217 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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