The air taxi was carrying 12 vacationers together with the pilot and co-pilot.
As many as 14 folks, together with passengers and crew, died after a medium-sized aircraft crashed in Barcelos, Brazil on Saturday afternoon, CNN Brasil reported. The Bandeirante mannequin was carrying 12 vacationers, together with the pilot and co-pilot. The report quoted the Civil Defence as saying that there have been no survivors in the incident.
The crash befell as the aircraft was trying to land in town, which is positioned about 400 km from the state capital, Manaus, from the place it had taken off, CNN Brasil reported. The crash befell round 3 pm (Brazil time), in accordance to the report.
The aeroplane probably crashed due to unhealthy climate, the report acknowledged, including that it was raining closely on the time of touchdown. Further, in accordance to CNN Brasil, the passengers in the ill-fated aircraft have been going to practise leisure fishing.
The Center for Research and Prevention of Aeronautical Accidents (Cenipa) confirmed in a press release that investigators from the Seventh (*14*) Service for Investigation and Prevention of Aeronautical Accidents (Seripa VII) have been requested to report to the positioning of the aircraft crash. Seripa VII is a regional physique of Cenipa.
According to Cenipa, initially, particular strategies are used to gather and make sure information, protect proof, confirm injury brought on to the aircraft, or by the aircraft and collect different vital data for the investigation course of, CNN Brasil reported.
The conclusion of the investigation will take the minimal time doable and can at all times rely on the complexity of every incidence, the report acknowledged, including that the probe additionally wants to pinpoint doable contributing components to the incident.
According to the National Civil Aviation Agency (Anac), the aircraft belonged to the corporate named Manaus Taxi Aereo and was regularised and authorised to perform air taxi service. Manaus Aerotaxi, an organization that operated the aircraft, confirmed in a press release that the accident concerned a PT-SOG place, in accordance to CNN Brasil.
“The safety of passengers and crew is always the priority, so we are certain that the aircraft and crew involved in the accident met all civil aviation authority requirements necessary for airworthiness, and we are committed to clarifying all details related to this accident,” it acknowledged.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected by this tragic event,” the assertion added.