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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2016
Date:Thursday 26 March 1987
Type:Silhouette image of generic E110 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer C-95B Bandeirante (EMB-110)
Operator:Força Aérea Brasileira - FAB
Registration: 2324
C/n / msn: 110437
First flight: 1983
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Destroyed
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Rio de Janeiro, RJ (   Brazil)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Rio de Janiero-Afonsos Air Force Base, RJ (SBAF), Brazil
Destination airport:Saquarema Airport, RJ (SDSK), Brazil
Struck a hillside shortly after takeoff from the Campo dos Afonsos Air Base in Rio de Janeiro.

» Folha de Sao Paulo 27-3-1987


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Distance from Rio de Janiero-Afonsos Air Force Base, RJ to Saquarema Airport, RJ as the crow flies is 90 km (56 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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