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Fecha:jueves 15 diciembre 1994
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic E110 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer EMB-110 Bandeirante
Operador:TABA - Transportes Aéreos da Bacia Amazônica
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 7
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 9
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:unknown location (   Brasil)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Carauari Airport, AM (CAF/SWCA), Brasil
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Manaus-Eduardo Gomes International Airport, AM (MAO/SBEG), Brasil
Descripción:
A TABA commuter aircraft with nine people on board was hijacked by two of the passengers. The EMB-110 Bandeirante aircraft was hijacked during a flight between Carauari and Manaus. The plane was forced to touch down at a landing strip in Tabatinga, where the five passengers were released. The pilot and co-pilot were then ordered to continue flying to an unknown location. The perpetrators of this hijacking are believed to belong to the Colombian Cali drug cartel. A suspect was arrested by Brazilian authorities at the end of the month.



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Distance from Carauari Airport, AM to Manaus-Eduardo Gomes International Airport, AM as the crow flies is 783 km (489 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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