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Embraer first prototype jet cargo and refueler aircraft KC-390 suffers second accident

On May 5th PT-ZNF the prototype of model KC-390 suffered a runway excursion past the 4967 mts. long runway near Sao Paulo, Brazil and suffered extensive landing gear and lower fuselaje damages. This same aircraft had an incident on Oct. 17, 2017 due to an uncommanded extremely rapid descent of 4500 ft/min from 20000 ft to 3100 ft. Over recent weeks Boeing and Embraer had discussions leading to a probable acquisition of a stake by the Seattle firm although there is opposition by Brazilian workers ( More...

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