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Last updated: 1 December 2021
Datum:Dienstag 2 August 2011
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna C-98A Grand Caravan (208B)
Fluggesellschaft:Força Aérea Brasileira - FAB
Kennzeichen: 2735
Werknummer: 208B2130
Baujahr: 2009
Triebwerk: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 8
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Bom Jardim da Serra, SC (   Brasilien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Porto Alegre-Canoas Air Base, RS (SBCO), Brasilien
Flug nach:Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport, RJ (GIG/SBGL), Brasilien
A Cessna 208B (C-98A) Grand Caravan, serial FAB2735, was destroyed in an accident near Bom Jardim da Serra, Brazil. All eight people aboard died.
The Brazilian Air Force plane took off from Porto Alegre-Canoas Air Base at 11:45 on a flight to Rio de Janeiro-Galeão (GIG). It came down on the slope of a small hill between the villages of Bom Jardim da Serra and São Joaquim.
The Cessna was operated by the 5° ETA (Esquadrão de Transporte Aéreo).

» FAB media release
» Aeronave da força Aérea Brasileira cai em Bom Jardim da Serra (São Joaquim Online, 2-8-2011)


photo of Cessna-C-98A-Grand-Caravan-2735
accident date: 02-08-2011
type: Cessna C-98A Grand Caravan (208B)
registration: 2735

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 Porto Alegre-Canoas Air Base, RS to Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport, RJ as the crow flies is 1114 km (696 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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