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Last updated: 28 November 2021
Date:Wednesday 9 October 1985
Time:ca 19:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic E110 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer EMB-110C Bandeirante
Operator:Nordeste Linhas Aéreas
Registration: PT-GKA
MSN: 110090
First flight: 1976
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:2 km (1.3 mls) SE of Vitória da Conquista Airport, BA (VDC) (   Brazil)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Departure airport:Vitória da Conquista Airport, BA (VDC/SBQV), Brazil
Destination airport:Salvador-Dois de Julho International Airport, BA (SSA/SBSV), Brazil
The pilot continued at a low altitude after takeoff, presumably to overfly a friend's house. Instrument Meteorological Conditions existed and the aircraft may have entered an abnormal attitude and crashed.

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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 Vitória da Conquista Airport, BA to Salvador-Dois de Julho International Airport, BA as the crow flies is 348 km (217 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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