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Last updated: 24 November 2020
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Date:Monday 11 August 1980
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IRMA/Britten-Norman BN-2A-6 Islander
Operator:Prospec
Registration: PT-KAC
C/n / msn: 644
First flight: 1971
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport, RJ (SDU) (   Brazil)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Survey/research
Departure airport:Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport, RJ (SDU/SBRJ), Brazil
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Islander crashed into a field three minutes after take off from Santos Dumont Airport while trying to return to the airport. One pilot and two engineers on an aerial photo flight were killed.

Sources:
» Folha de São Paulo 12 August 1980, p12
» Thomas Brügge
» World Directory of Airliner Crashes


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