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Last updated: 6 August 2020
Date:Monday 25 February 1991
Type:Silhouette image of generic E110 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer EMB-110C Bandeirante
Operator:Transporte Aéreo Militar Uruguayo - TAMU
Registration: CX-BJK/T-581
C/n / msn: 110079
First flight: 1975
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:11 km (6.9 mls) from Montevideo (   Uruguay)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Montevideo-Carrasco Airport (MVD/SUMU), Uruguay
The Embraer EMB-110C Bandeirante was damaged beyond repair in a forced landing near Montevideo, Uruguay.
Both engines lost power as a result of fuel exhaustion. The crew attempted to reach Montevideo-Ángel S. Adami Airport, a general aviation airfield, but were unable

Fuel starvation
All engine powerloss
Forced landing outside airport

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