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Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Monday 28 July 2014
Type:Silhouette image of generic E110 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer EMB-110P1 Bandeirante
Operator:Táxi Aéreo Ribeiro
Registration: PT-TAW
MSN: 110258
First flight: 1980
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-34
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:8 km (5 mls) from Foz do Iguaçu/Cataratas Airport, PR (IGU) (   Brazil)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Foz Do Iguaçu-Estância Hércules Airport, PR (SSFE), Brazil
Destination airport:Curitiba-Bacacheri Airport, PR (BFH/SBBI), Brazil
An Embraer EMB-110P1 Bandeirante was damaged in a belly landing in a corn field near Foz do Iguaçu Airport in Brazil. The airplane sustained damage to the fuselage and both propellers.
The aircraft had departed the Estância Hércules Airport on a private flight to Curitiba, where it was to undergo maintenance for the renewal of the Certificate of Airworthiness.
After takeoff the aircraft suffered from severe vibrations. The flight crew was not able gain sufficient control of the aircraft and elected to perform a gear-up landing in a corn field.

Gear-up landing
Forced landing outside airport

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photo of Embraer-EMB-110P1-Bandeirante-CX-VIP
accident date: 28-07-2014
type: Embraer EMB-110P1 Bandeirante
registration: CX-VIP

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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 Foz Do Iguaçu-Estância Hércules Airport, PR to Curitiba-Bacacheri Airport, PR as the crow flies is 537 km (336 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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