- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: December 11, 1999
Time: c 09:20
Location: Sao Jorge, Azores (Portugal)
Operator: SATA
Flight #: 530
Route: Ponta Delgada - Horta
AC Type: British Aerospace APT
Registration: CS-TGM
cn / ln: 2030
Aboard: 35   (passengers:31  crew:4)
Fatalities: 35   (passengers:31  crew:4)
Ground: 0
Summary: The plane crashed 30 minutes after leaving Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel Island bound for Horta, Faial Island in the Azores. The plane lost contact with the Horta control tower 10 minutes before it was scheduled to land. Witnesses said the plane was flying very low before they saw the plane crash into Mount Esperanca on the island of Sao Jorge.
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