Transbrasil plane crashes

The following events are those involving at least one passenger death where the aircraft flight had a direct or indirect role. Excluded would be events where the only passengers killed were stowaways, hijackers, or saboteurs.

Transbrasil ceased operations in 2001

  1. 22 January 1976; Transbrasil Embraer Bandeirante; Chapeco, Brazil: This aircraft crashed during takeoff. Both crew members and five of the six passengers were killed.

  2. 12 April 1980; Transbrasil 727-200; Florianopolis, Brazil : The aircraft hit high ground during thunderstorm during approach. All eight crew members and 47 of the 50 passengers were killed.

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Transbrasil plane crashes -- Revised: 10 November 2015