Date & Time: Apr 20, 2012 at 1430 LT
Type of aircraft:
Beechcraft 90 King Air
Operator:
Registration:
PP-WCA
Flight Type:
Test
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Jundiaí - Jundiaí
MSN:
LJ-1676
YOM:
2002
Country:
Brazil
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
The pilot, sole aboard, was performing a test flight following a prebuy inspection. Shortly after take off from Jundiaí-Comandante Rolim Adolfo Amaro Airport, pilot reported to ATC that engine lost power and he was not able to maintain a safe altitude. He obtain the permission to return to the airport and completed a circuit to return. Following a downwind circuit, while on final approach, aircraft overturned, stalled and crashed in a huge explosion some 300 meters short of runway. Pilot was killed and aircraft was partially destroyed by fire.