Date & Time: Mar 31, 2017 at 1442 LT
Type of aircraft:
Piper PA-42 Cheyenne
Registration:
PP-EPB
Flight Type:
Positioning
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Manaus - Sorocaba
MSN:
42-8001035
YOM:
1980
Country:
Brazil
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
2
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The crew was completing a flight from Manaus to Sorocaba, apparently transferring the airplane for maintenance purposes. On final approach, the aircraft hit trees and crashed in a wooded area located few dozen yards from the runway 18 threshold. The aircraft was destroyed and both occupants were killed.