Hijacking description
Last updated: 21 September 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 6 March 1991
Type:Embraer EMB-110 Bandeirante
Operator:TABA - Transportes Aéreos da Bacia Amazônica
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:unknown (   Brazil)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:São Gabriel da Cachoeira Airport, AM (SJL/SBUA), Brazil
Destination airport:Tefé Airport, AM (TFF/SBTF), Brazil
Flightnumber: 835
Narrative:
Three armed men hijacked TABA Flight 835, a twin turboprop aircraft, during a domestic flight, The hijackers released the two crew members and four passengers in São Gabriel da Cachoeira before taking off toward the Colombian border. The final disposition of the aircraft is unknown.

Sources:
» Folha de Sao Paulo


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Distance from São Gabriel da Cachoeira Airport, AM to Tefé Airport, AM as the crow flies is 437 km (273 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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