Accident description
Last updated: 19 September 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 16 June 1987
Time:07:45
Type:Embraer C-95 Bandeirante
Operator:Força Aérea Brasileira - FAB
Registration: FAB2185
C/n / msn: 110114
First flight: 1976
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Ground casualties:Fatalities: 1
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Manaus, AM (   Brazil)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Manaus Air Base, AM (PLL/SBMN), Brazil
Destination airport:Boa Vista Airport, RR (BVB/SBBV), Brazil
Narrative:
A Embraer C-95 Bandeirante operated by the Brazilian Air Force took off from Manaus Air Base at 07:30. On board were several military officials for a routine inspection visit to Boa Vista, Brazil.
Fifteen minutes after takeoff, one of the engines lost power. The crew decided to return to Manaus Air Base, but eventually the pilot had to carry out a forced landing near the Avenida Arterial Sul road. It struck a house, killing the inhabitant.


Sources:
» Folha de Sao Paulo 17-6-1987


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Distance from Manaus Air Base, AM to Boa Vista Airport, RR as the crow flies is 668 km (417 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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