Bird strike Incident Embraer VC-97 Brasília (EMB-120RT) 2002, Saturday 24 June 2017
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Date:Saturday 24 June 2017
Time:18:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic E120 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Embraer VC-97 Brasília (EMB-120RT)
Owner/operator:Força Aérea Brasileira (FAB)
Registration: 2002
MSN: 120040
Year of manufacture:1987
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:BA Santa Cruz (SBSC) -   Brazil
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:BA Santa Cruz, Rio de Janeiro - SBSC
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A Brazilian Air Force aircraft had the left side main landing gear damaged when it hit a capybara on takeoff at Santa Cruz Air Base. The pilot made the emergency landing at Galeão International Airport (SBGL). No one was hurt.


Revision history:

25-Jun-2017 16:17 junior sjc Added
26-Jun-2017 06:16 cleberjc Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Damage, Narrative]
26-Jun-2017 11:49 junior sjc Updated [Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
18-Nov-2020 11:36 TB Updated [Location, Departure airport]

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