Accident description
Last updated: 23 July 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 25 January 1993
Type:Fairchild FH-227B
Operator:TABA - Transportes Aéreos da Bacia Amazônica
Registration: PT-LCS
C/n / msn: 522
First flight: 1966
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Altamira Airport, PA (ATM) (   Brazil) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Belém/Val-de-Cans International Airport , PA (BEL/SBBE), Brazil
Destination airport:Altamira Airport, PA (ATM/SBHT), Brazil
Narrative:
Crashed out of control into the jungle during a night-time cargo flight.

Sources:
» Flight International


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F-GCFD was leased to TABA as PT-LCS in July 1982
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Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Belém/Val-de-Cans International Airport , PA to Altamira Airport, PA as the crow flies is 466 km (292 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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