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Embraer EMB-120 Brasilia

The EMBRAER EMB 120 Brasilia is a twin-engined regional airliner with a capacity of max. 30 passengers produced by the Brazilian manufacturer Embraer (Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica, S.A.).


Specifications for the Embraer EMB-120 Brasilia
Crew 2  
Passengers 30  
Propulsion 2 Turboprop Engines  
Engine Model Pratt & Whitney Canada PW118  
Engine Power (each) 1342 kW 1800 shp
Speed 552 km/h 298 kts
      343 mph
Service Ceiling 9.083 m 29.800 ft
Range 1.750 km 945 NM
    1.087 mi.
Empty Weight 7.070 kg 15.587 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight 11.500 kg 25.353 lbs
Wing Span 19,78 m 64 ft 11 in
Wing Area 39,4 m² 424 ft²
Length 20,00 m 65 ft 7 in
Height 6,35 m 20 ft 10 in
First Flight 27.07.1983  
Production Status out of production  
Production Range 1985 - 2007  
Total Production 352  
ICAO Code E120  
IATA Code EM2  
Data for (Version) EMBRAER EMB-120 Brasilia  
Variants EMB 120ER, EMB 120FC, EMB 120QC, EMB 120RT, VC-97

Aircraft lost, damaged and hijacked:
Date Aircraft type Reg. Airline Location Fatal Cat.
31-Jul-15 Embraer EMB-120ER Brasilia VQ-BBX RusLine Moskva-Domod... 0 crashed
25-Feb-14 Embraer EMB-120RT Brasilia D2-FFZ Guicango near Lukapa Airpo... 0 damaged
03-Oct-13 Embraer EMB-120RT Brasilia 5N-BJY Associated Aviation Lagos-Murtal... 16 crashed
27-Nov-12 Embraer EMB-120ER Brasilia D6-HUA Inter Iles Air near Moroni-Princ... 0 crashed
12-Oct-11 Embraer EMB-120ER Brasilia ZS-PYO Nationale et Regionale Transport Port Gentil ... 0 crashed
22-Mar-10 Embraer EMB-120ER Brasilia VH-ANB Airnorth Darwin Airpo... 2 crashed
02-Aug-09 Embraer EMB-120RT Brasilia 5N-BLN Capital Airlines Ltd. Enugu Airpor... 0 crashed
24-Nov-06 Embraer EMB-120ER Brasilia PP-PTB Puma Air Altamira Air... 0 crashed
14-May-04 Embraer EMB-120ER Brasilia PT-WRO Rico Linhas Aéreas near Manaus, AM 33 crashed
30-Aug-02 Embraer EMB-120ER Brasilia PT-WRQ Rico Linhas Aéreas near Rio Branco-P... 23 crashed
13-Aug-02 Embraer EMB-120RT Brasilia PT-WGE Rico Linhas Aéreas Manaus-Eduar... 0 crashed
14-Jan-02 Embraer EMB-120RT Brasilia EC-GTJ Ibertrans Aérea near Zaldívar 3 crashed
16-Oct-01 Embraer EMB-120ER Brasilia N120AX ACE Air Cargo near Bethel Airpo... 0 crashed
19-Mar-01 Embraer EMB-120RT Brasilia N266CA Delta Connection, opb Comair near West Palm Be... 0 damaged
06-Dec-00 Embraer EMB-120RT Brasilia N504AS Atlantic Southeast Airlines - ASA Charleston-Y... 0 damaged
21-Oct-98 Embraer EMB-120RT Brasilia PT-WKH Capital Táxi Aéreo near Fortaleza-Pi... 3+ 1 crashed
21-May-97 Embraer EMB-120RT Brasilia N198SW SkyWest Airlines San Diego In... 0 damaged
03-Mar-97 Embraer EMB-120RT Brasilia PT-MFC Pantanal Vilhena Airp... 0 crashed
09-Jan-97 Embraer EMB-120RT Brasilia N265CA Delta Connection, opb Comair near Monroe, MI 29 crashed
21-Aug-95 Embraer EMB-120ER Brasilia N256AS Delta Connection, opb Atlantic Southeast Airlines - ASA near Carrollton, GA 8 crashed
17-Jul-95 Embraer EMB-120RT Brasilia N268UE United Express, opb West Air Commuter Airlines Los Angeles ... 0 damaged
29-Apr-93 Embraer EMB-120RT Brasilia N24706 Continental Express Pine Bluff, AR 0 crashed
11-Sep-91 Embraer EMB-120RT Brasilia N33701 Continental Express, opb Britt Airways Eagle Lake, TX 14 crashed
05-Apr-91 Embraer EMB-120RT Brasilia N270AS Delta Connection, opb Atlantic Southeast Airlines - ASA near Brunswick-Gl... 23 crashed
02-Jun-90 Embraer EMB-120RT Brasilia OO-DTH DAT Antwerpen-De... 0 damaged
09-Apr-90 Embraer EMB-120RT Brasilia N217AS Delta Connection, opb Atlantic Southeast Airlines - ASA near Gadsden Muni... 0 damaged
21-Dec-87 Embraer EMB-120RT Brasilia F-GEGH Air Littoral, op.for Air France near Bordeaux-Mér... 16 crashed
19-Sep-86 Embraer EMB-120RT Brasilia N219AS Delta Connection, opb Atlantic Southeast Airlines - ASA near Mantiqueira, SP 5 crashed