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17 July 2007

17 July 2007 - TAM A320 Crash in Sao Paulo

The TAM A320 was on a scheduled domestic flight from Porto Alegre to the Congohas Airport in Sao Paulo (CGH). After landing, the aircraft departed the runway, crossed a major road to the left of the runway, crashed into a building, and caught fire. Early reports indicated that there were 176 occupants on the aircraft and that more than 200 people had been killed.

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14 July 2007

Crash of Cessna 310 Kills Five in Florida

10 July 2007; Cessna 310; Sanford, FL

The aircraft was on an unscheduled domestic flight from Daytona Beach, FL to Lakeland, FL. According to media reports, the pilot reported smoke in the cockpit, declared an emergency, and attempted to divert to Orlando-Samford International Airport (SFB). The aircraft crashed into a pair of houses in a residential neighborhood about five miles (eight km) from the airport. The two occupants of the aircraft and at least three people on the ground were killed.The aircraft was registered to a company associated with the NASCAR auto racing association.

Because this event did not involve an airline passenger flight, this does not constitute a fatal event as defined by

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