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Last updated: 27 November 2015
Fecha:martes 2 agosto 2011
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna C-98A Grand Caravan (208B)
Operador:Força Aérea Brasileira - FAB
Registración: 2735
Numéro de série: 208B-2130
Año de Construcción: 2009
Motores: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 8 / Ocupantes: 8
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Bom Jardim da Serra, SC (   Brasil)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Porto Alegre-Canoas Air Base, RS (SBCO), Brasil
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport, RJ (GIG/SBGL), Brasil
A Cessna 208B (C-98A) Grand Caravan, serial FAB2735, was destroyed in an accident near Bom Jardim da Serra, Brazil. All eight people aboard died.
The Brazilian Air Force plane took off from Porto Alegre-Canoas Air Base at 11:45 on a flight to Rio de Janeiro-Galeão (GIG). It came down on the slope of a small hill between the villages of Bom Jardim da Serra and São Joaquim.
The Cessna was operated by the 5° ETA (Esquadrão de Transporte Aéreo).

» FAB media release
» Aeronave da força Aérea Brasileira cai em Bom Jardim da Serra (São Joaquim Online, 2-8-2011)


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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 Porto Alegre-Canoas Air Base, RS to Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport, RJ as the crow flies is 1114 km (696 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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