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Last updated: 18 January 2020
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Friday 21 October 2016
Type:Silhouette image of generic A30B model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A300B4-203F
Operator:Sterna Linhas Aéreas
Registration: PR-STN
C/n / msn: 236
First flight: 1983-10-18 (33 years )
Engines: 2 General Electric CF6-50C2
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Recife-Guararapes International Airport, PE (REC) (   Brazil)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport, SP (GRU/SBGR), Brazil
Destination airport:Recife-Guararapes International Airport, PE (REC/SBRF), Brazil
Sterna Linhas Aéreas flight 9302, an Airbus A300B4-203F, suffered a landing accident at Recife-Guararapes International Airport, Brazil.
The aircraft had landed on runway 18 when the flight crew lost directional control. The aircraft ran off the runway, causing the nose landing gear to collapse.

Runway excursion

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Distance from São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport, SP to Recife-Guararapes International Airport, PE as the crow flies is 2093 km (1308 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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