Descripción del Accidente ASN 03 FEB 1992 Embraer EMB-110C Bandeirante PT-TBB - Caetité, BA
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Estado:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Fecha:lunes 3 febrero 1992
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic E110 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer EMB-110C Bandeirante
Operador:Nordeste Linhas Aéreas
Registración: PT-TBB
Numéro de série: 110005
Año de Construcción: 1973
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 10 / Ocupantes: 10
Total:Fatalidades: 12 / Ocupantes: 12
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Caetité, BA (   Brasil)
Elevación del lugar del accidente: 1036 m (3399 feet) amsl
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Salvador-Dois de Julho International Airport, BA (SSA/SBSV), Brasil
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Guanambi Airport, BA (GNM/SNGI), Brasil
Número de Vuelo:092
The Bandeirante descended below MDA in bad weather and impacted Taquari Hill at 3400 feet. The hill was hidden by clouds.

Probable Cause:

Contributing factors
a. Human Factor
(1). Physiological Aspect - Did not contribute.
(2). Psychological Aspect - Undetermined.
b. Material Factor - Did not contribute.
c. Operational Factor
(1). Adverse Weather Conditions
- Weather conditions along the entire route and in the area where the accident occurred were adverse to maintain visual flight.
(2). Disabled Judgement
- The pilot dropped below the region's safety altitude, (5000 feet) when flying in instrument flight conditions.
(3). Poor Planning
- There was an inadequate preparation for the flight, the pilot did not plan his navigation accurately in relation to his speed, height, distance and time.
(4). Disabled Supervision
- The company had no mechanisms and instruments for monitoring personnel, making it impossible to record and correct the performance deficiencies presented.
(5). Other Operational Aspects
- The crew did not comply with the procedure adopted by the company in the Salvador /Guanambi route, unnecessarily increasing the risk margin.
(6). Others
- Possibility of deficiencies in organizational processes such as management, recruitment and selection, training and monitoring of personnel.

Accident investigation:

Investigating agency: CENIPA Brazil
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 2 months
Accident number: final report
Download report: Final report

» ICAO Adrep Summary 5/94 (#253)
» Scramble 154


photo of Embraer-110C-Bandeirante-PT-TBB
accident date: 03-02-1992
type: Embraer 110C Bandeirante
registration: PT-TBB

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 Salvador-Dois de Julho International Airport, BA to Guanambi Airport, BA as the crow flies is 497 km (310 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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