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Date:Tuesday 28 July 1992
Time:09:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ25 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 25C
Operator:Crasa Taxi Aéreo
Registration: PT-LHU
C/n / msn: 25-099
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Icapara, Iguape, SP (   Brazil)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Curitiba-Afonso Pena International Airport, PR (CWB/SBCT), Brazil
Destination airport:Rio de Janeiro (unknown airport), RJ, Brazil
Narrative:
The Learjet 25C departed Curitiba at 08:50, bound for Rio de Janeiro. The aircraft entered a steep descent from the cruising altitude of FL330 and crashed.

Classification:
Loss of control

Sources:
» Folha de Sao Paulo 29-7-1992
» Jornal do Brasil, 29 July 1992 p.8


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