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Accident description
Last updated: 18 March 2018
Date:Wednesday 19 May 2010
Type:Silhouette image of generic E110 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer EMB-110P Bandeirante
Operator:Táxi Aéreo Weiss
Registration: PT-GKQ
C/n / msn: 110125
First flight: 1976
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:0,5 km (0.3 mls) from Cascavel Airport, PR (CAC) (   Brazil)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Araçatuba Airport, SP (ARU/SBAU), Brazil
Destination airport:Cascavel Airport, PR (CAC/SBCA), Brazil
An EMB-110 Bandeirante turboprop plane was damaged in an off-airport landing near Cascavel Airport, PR (CAC), Brazil. Both pilots escaped unhurt.
The airplane operated on a cargo flight from Araçatuba Airport, SP (ARU) to Cascavel. Weather at the destination was poor with limited visibility in fog and a 100 ft overcast. The crew attempted to land, but touched down in a soy bean field about 500 m from the runway 33 threshold. The airplane traveled about 150 meters before coming to rest on its belly.
The only navigational aid available at Cascavel is NDB.

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METAR Weather report:
08:00 UTC / 05:00 local time:
SBCA 190800Z 33015KT 1200 -DZ BR PRFG OVC001 08/08 Q1014=
Wind 330 degrees at 15 knots; visibility 1200m; light drizzle, mist, partial fog; overcast at 100 ft; temperature 8°C, dew point 8°C; 1014 hPa

09:00 UTC / 06:00 local time:
SBCA 190900Z 32012KT 2000 -DZ BR PRFG OVC001 08/08 Q1014=
Wind 320 degrees at 12 knots; visibility 2000m; light drizzle, mist, partial fog; overcast at 100 ft; temperature 8°C, dew point 8°C; 1014 hPa


photo of Embraer 110P Bandeirante PT-GKQ
PT-GKQ moved to Total Linhas Aéreas in November 1991 and was bought by Táxi Aéreo Weiss about 1998
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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 Araçatuba Airport, SP to Cascavel Airport, PR as the crow flies is 530 km (331 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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