Aircraft by type

Short Tucano
&
Embraer EMB 312 Tucano
Losses and Ejections

List being compiled - more to add

Date

Air Force

A'cft Unit / Serial

based

crashed crew photo seat
22nd February 1990
Shorts
Tucano T51 ZH203   Crashed into the Irish Sea Chief test pilot Allan Deacon
ejected
Found dead about 2 hours after crash, still in his parachute
Martin-Baker
12th May 1992 
RAF
Tucano T1   ZF316   CFS FIRST OPERATIONAL TUCANO LOSS
Failed to recover from spin.
.  On a sortie from RAF Lossiemouth. Crashed on Chapelford Farm, Clochan, Fochabers, Grampian after
loss of control during spinning trials
    Martin-Baker
Flt. Lt. P. Harrison[208 Sqn]
ejected
Flt. Lt. W. Hinmers
[208 Sqn]
ejected
Martin-Baker
13th May 1996
RAF
Tucano T.1 ZF270 1 FTS
Linton-on-Ouse base
Lost propellor. Crashed  into a cornfield near Wetwang, East Yorkshire     Martin-Baker
Student Magdi "Dode" Dahroug ejected safely Pilot Flt Lt Chris Hooper ejected safely Martin-Baker
10th September 1997  
RAF
Tucano T1   ZF164   1 FTS
Linton-on-Ouse base
damaged        
22nd August 2000  
RAF
 
Tucano T1   ZF293   1 FTS
Linton-on-Ouse base
Landing gear problems. Crash landed aircraft       
trainee pilot
??
ground egress
no ejection
IP
Flight Lieutenant Dave Guyatt
ground egress
no ejection
 
5th September 2007  
RAF
Tucano T1   ZF135/135   1 FTS
Linton-on-Ouse base
damaged        
Thursday 12th March 2009
12.25pm

RAF
Tucano T.1 ZF344
72(R) Squadron
 Rehearsing aerobatics. Crashed at RAF Linton-on-Ouse near York, England Flt Lt Mike Rutland
1 FTS
ejected sustained injuries

                         photo. RAF.MOD
Martin-Baker-8LC
or
BR8LC
[to confirm]
                 

   Operators


Angola
Martin-Baker BR8LC
ARGENTINA

Martin-Baker BR8LC
BOLIVIA

Martin-Baker BR8LC
BRAZIL

Martin-Baker BR8LC
COLUMBIA

Martin-Baker BR8LC
DOMIN.REP.

Martin-Baker BR8LC
EGYPT

Martin-Baker BR8LC
FRANCE

Martin-Baker
BR8LC/BR81C
HONDURAS

Martin-Baker BR8LC
IRAN

Martin-Baker BR8LC
BR10LC
KENYA

Tucano Mk.51
Martin-Baker BR8LC
KUWAIT

Tucano Mk.52
Martin-Baker BR8LC
PARAGUAY

Martin-Baker BR8LC
PERU

Martin-Baker BR8LC
UNITED KINGDOM

Tucano T1
Martin-Baker
8LC
BR8LC
VENEZUELA

Martin-Baker
BR8LC
    Ejection Seats
     
 

  
 

 


 photo Martin-Baker 
LINK 

 

                 
4th August 1988
FAA
EMB312A   E-118             
20th December 1988
FAA
EMB312A   E-127            
30th May 1990
FAA
EMB312A   E-115            
27th March 1992
FAA
EMB312A   E-111     damaged        
19th December 200
FAA
EMB312A   E-102     damaged        
7th March 2006
FAA
EMB312A   E-121     made an emergency landing in Cord.
damaged  
     

 

                 
10th August 1982   Prototype   Lost in accident      
1st May 1995
FAB
T-27 Tucano EMB-312     Crashed into the ground following a stall
Rio Negrinho, Brazi
     
21st June 1997
FAB
AT-27 Tucano EMB-312 1350            
27th April 1998
FAB
AT-27 Tucano EMB-312 1316          
24th March 2008
14h:07

FAB
EMB-312 Tucano FAB-1366 Academia da Força Aérea
Campo Fontenelle Pirassununga, São Paulo
Suffered an engine malfunction while on a training flight over the northern sector of the AF Academy during touch and goes at air base     Martin-Baker
BR8LC
Cadete Aviador Rodrigo Janowski Zandoná (trainee)ejected safely  1º Tenente Aviador Marcelo Guimarães Resende (instructor) ejected safely Martin-Baker
BR8LC
Both rescued by a helicopter  of the Brazilian Air Force's SAR service that was on alert at th AF Academy

 

                 
12th February 1997
French AF
EMB312              
14th November 1997
French AF
EMB312F              
19th September 2003
French AF
EMB312F   502
312-UU
Salon de Provence crashed into a field close to air base Student pilot killed    
 

 

1986-1987
FAH
 EMB-312 Tucano     near Comayagua    
Lt Avalos dies after ejecting Lt. Mejia ejected Martin-Baker
5th October 2000
FAH
EMB-312 Tucano            
2003
FAH
EMB-312 Tucano     over Comayagua A pilot dies after mysteriously being ejected. The other pilot lands the aircraft and says he never knew the other pilot had ejected   Martin-Baker

 

                 
26th September 1997  
Kenya AF  
Tucano T51              

 

12th December 1987


FAV

Tucano     Río Tarra, Zulia, Venezuela     Martin-Baker
ejected ejected Martin-Baker
?? ?? 1993
FAV
TUCANO       Pilot OK 1-I  

25th May  2001


FAV
EMB-312 Tucano FAV 9153 Grupo de Entrenamiento Aereo No 14 collided in the air on tactical break up to landing with FAV 1972, Aragua, Venezuela
                                     photo: rescate
Martin-Baker
May. Gustavo Soto Gonzalez (minor injuries) Lt. Cesar Sangibes ejected Martin-Baker

25th May  2001


FAV
EMB-312 Tucano FAV 1972 Grupo de Entrenamiento Aereo No 14 collided in the air on tactical break up to landing with FAV 9153, Aragua, Venezuela
                                        photo: rescate
Martin-Baker
Lt. Rowel Rosales ejected Alf. Reinaldo Rojas Suarez ejected Martin-Baker
19th December 2001
FAV
EMB-312A
Tucano
3105 GAEA 14
EVB 142  
       

 

STTE. (AV) Freddy Carrillo Flores
killed

 

CAP. (AV) AadrÚbal GutiÉrez Graffe
killed
 
20th January 2005


FAV

EMB-312A
Tucano

    IS THIS LOSS THE
 ONE BELOW
     

22nd March 2005


FAV
EMB-312
Tucano
FAV 8090 152 Sqdn Grupo Aereo de Operaciones Especiales No. 15

{GAOE-15)
Gral. Rafael Urdaneta AB at Maracaibo

crashed during a routine training flight, at the east bank of Maracaibo Lake, 500 Km west of Caracas

Menenaura - Cabimas, Zulia, Venezuela


      FAV via Ivan Pena Nesbit
Martin-Baker
Lt. Paulino Jose Millan Sabino
ejected safely
Capt. Luis Gerardo Reyes Rivero ejected safely Martin-Baker
14th November 2007


FAV

EMB-312A
Tucano

5050 Grupo 14 crashed on runway at Arturo Michelena International Airport.
damaged
     
minor injuries minor injures  
 

Serials , Sqn. photos, further details amendments appreciated

 

Acknowledgements / References

 To be added

page last amended / updated

Saturday, 04. April 2009 00:23