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Date:Thursday 11 January 2001
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IRMA/Britten-Norman BN-2A-21 Islander
Operator:LASA Engenharia e Prospecções
Registration: PT-KNE
MSN: 696
First flight: 1973
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Parnamirim, BA (   Brazil)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Survey/research
Departure airport:Parnamirim, BA (SNBZ), Brazil
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft departed Parnamirim dos Crioulos on an aerial survey flight. After approximately 15 minutes flying over the region, it ran into adverse weather conditions and crashed into a mountain at an elevation of about 4,600 feet.

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

Sources:
» Departamento de Aviação Civil (DAC)
» Thomas Brügge


Photos

photo of BN-2A-21-Islander-PT-KNE
accident date: 11-01-2001
type: IRMA/Britten-Norman BN-2A-21 Islander
registration: PT-KNE
 
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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