2014-07-28 T.A. Ribeiro EMB-110 Bandeirante landed in corn field near Foz do Iguacu


2014-07-28 T.A. Ribeiro EMB-110 Bandeirante landed in corn field near Foz do Iguacu


The propeller driven aircraft sustained irrepairable damge in a forced landing after mechanical troubles.

Shortly after take-off from Cataratas Airport near Foz du Iquacu in western Parana State, the pilot reported machanical troubles and radioed that he was going to make an emergency landing.

However, the pilots were unable to return to the airfield and made a forced landing in a field near the city. The undercarriage entirely collapsed and the foreward fuselage receiving substantial damage.

All on board have survived the accident only one pilot sustained minor injuries.

The aircraft skidded to a halt after about 250 meters. The aircraft was disassembled on the spot and is declared hull loss.

Local aviation authorities habe begun an investigation.


Date: 2014-07-28 Time: 14:30
Location: near Foz do Iguacu, Parana
Country: Brazil
Flight phase: ENR2 – Climb above 1000 ft. AGL to Cruise; Climb from end of ICL to intended cruise level
Damage to a/c: hull loss

Flight no.: 
From: SBFI/IGU: Foz Do Iguacua To: SBBI/: Curitiba
Type: Passenger
Operator: Taxi Aereo Ribeiro

Type: Embraer EMB-110 Bandeirante
Registration: PT-TAW
Age a/c: 34,4 years
Constr. No.: 110258

2014-07-28_PT-TAW_EMB110_TAribeiro@FOz du Iguacu_worldmap

Occupants & Casualties

Crew Pax Other Total
Occupants 2 2  0 4
Fatalities 0 0 0 0
Injuries 1 0 0 1

JACDEC 20-year Statistics :

  • 2nd safety occurence for the airline
  • 95th hull loss of type
  • 1st safety occurence at airport
  • 1st safety occurence for aircraft in question
T.A. Ribeiro Report

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