Date: August 30, 2002
Time: c 18:30
Location: Rio Branco, Brazil
Operator: Rico Taxi Aéreo
Flight #: ?
Route: Cruzeiro do Sul - Tarauaca - Rio Branco
AC Type: Embraer 120ER Brasilia
Registration: PT-WRQ
cn / ln: 120043
Aboard: 31   (passengers:28  crew:3)
Fatalities: 23   (passengers:20  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: The plane crashed about 1 mile short of the runway in heavy rain and strong winds while attempting to land at Rio Branco Airport. Congressman Ildefonso Cordeiro was among the victims.

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