Crash of a Cessna 208B Grand Caravan in Manaus

Date & Time: May 22, 2018 at 0940 LT
Operator: Amazonaves Táxi Aéreo (41124)">
Registration:
PT-FLW
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Manaus - Manaus
MSN:
208B-0451
YOM:
1995
Country: Brazil (13477)">
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The pilot, sole on board, was completing a positioning flight from Manaus-Eduardo Gomes International Airport. On final approach to runway 11, the single engine aircraft crashed in a wasteland and came to rest in flammes about 350 meters from the runway threshold. The pilot was rescued and the aircraft was destroyed by fire.

Crash of a Beechcraft 99 in Ibagué: 4 killed

Date & Time: May 2, 2018 at 1830 LT
Type of aircraft: Beechcraft 99 Airliner (29719)">
Operator: Policía Nacional de Colombia (35140)">
Registration:
PNC-0203
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Bogotá – Ibagué – Mariquita
MSN:
U-199
YOM:
1983
Location: Ibagué (20926)"> Tolima (16296)">
Country: Colombia (13470)">
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
The crew departed Bogotá on a training flight to Mariquita with an intermediate stop at Ibagué-Perales Airport. While on approach by night, the twin engine aircraft went out of control and crashed in flames in a field located few km from the airport. The aircraft was totally destroyed by impact forces and a post crash fire and all four crew members were killed.
Crew:
Maj Andrés Valbuena Cadena,
Lt Carlos Andrés León Caicedo,
Lt Juan Alcides Sosa Triana,
Sub John Wílfer Parra Solano.

Crash of a Pilatus PC-12/47E in Ubatuba

Date & Time: May 1, 2018 at 1800 LT
Type of aircraft: Pilatus PC-12 (29844)">
Operator: Wheaton Brasil Vidros (40990)">
Registration:
PR-WBV
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Angra dos Reis – Campo de Marte
MSN:
1129
YOM:
2009
Location: Ubatuba (27343)"> São Paulo (15960)">
Country: Brazil (13477)">
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
8
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
En route from Angra dos Reis to Campo de Marte, the crew reported engine problems and elected to divert to the Ubatuba Airport (runway 09/27 is 900 meters long). It is believed the crew was unable to make it and eventually decided to make an emergency landing in a field. The airplane struck several trees, lost its both wings and empennage and crashed in a wooded area located near the district of Estufa II, south of the airport. All 10 occupants were quickly rescued and the aircraft was destroyed. It is reported that the crew encountered technical problems with the engine/propeller.

Crash of a PZL-Mielec AN-2TP in La Paragua

Date & Time: Jan 6, 2018
Type of aircraft: PZL-Mielec AN-2 (30314)">
Operator: Private Venezuelian (33612)">
Registration:
YV1944
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
La Paragua - Canaima
MSN:
1G185-58
YOM:
1979
Location: La Paragua (21838)"> Bolívar (14050)">
Country: Venezuela (13471)">
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff, while in initial climb, the single engine aircraft stalled and crashed in flames in an open field. Both pilots were seriously injured and the aircraft was totally destroyed by a post crash fire.

Crash of a Quest Kodiak 100 in Goiás

Date & Time: Nov 10, 2017 at 1430 LT
Type of aircraft: Quest Kodiak 100 (30655)">
Operator: Mid-Continent Aviation Services (40374)">
Registration:
N154KQ
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Schedule:
Lucas do Rio Verde – Anápolis
MSN:
100-0154
YOM:
2015
Location: Goiás (20194)"> Goiás (14586)">
Country: Brazil (13477)">
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Crashed in Goiás in unclear circumstances. All four occupants were injured and the aircraft was destroyed by a post crash fire.

Crash of a Beechcraft Super King Air B200C in Nuevo Saposoa

Date & Time: Oct 19, 2017 at 1150 LT
Operator: Air Majoro (40108)">
Registration:
OB-2077-P
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Schedule:
Contamana – Pucallpa
MSN:
BL-5
YOM:
1980
Location: Nuevo Saposoa (24049)"> Ucayali (16340)">
Country: Peru (13476)">
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
10
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The twin engine aircraft left Contamana Airport at 1128LT on a charter flight to Pucallpa, carrying 10 passengers and two crew members. En route, the pilot informed ATC about an unexpected situation (apparently technical problems) and was forced to make an emergency landing. While trying to land, the airplane struck trees and crashed in a dense wooded area located some 42 km north of Pucallpa. The airplane was partially destroyed while all 12 occupants were rescued, some of them were injured.

Crash of a Cessna 208A Caravan I near Manaus: 1 killed

Date & Time: Oct 17, 2017 at 1050 LT
Type of aircraft: Cessna 208A Caravan (30533)">
Operator: Greenpeace (40351)">
Registration:
PR-MPE
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
208A-0510
YOM:
2009
Location: Manaus (22649)"> Amazonas (13797)">
Country: Brazil (13477)">
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
The single engine aircraft was engaged in a local survey flight on behalf of Greenpeace Brazil. Upon landing on the Rio Negro area located in the Anavilhanas National Park, the airplane struck the water surface and crashed upside down before coming to rest partially submerged. The pilot and three passengers were rescued while a fourth passenger was killed. The aircraft was damaged beyond repair. Did the pilot raise the gear prior to landing ?

Crash of a Rockwell Aero Commander 500 in Dabajuro: 1 killed

Date & Time: Sep 26, 2017
Operator: Private Dominican (33598)">
Registration:
HI-560
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
500-778-69
YOM:
1958
Location: Dabajuro (19086)"> Falcón (14494)">
Country: Venezuela (13471)">
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
Apparently following technical issues, the pilot was forced to attempt an emergency landing at Dabajuro Airport. The twin engine aircraft crash landed near the runway and struck two motorcyclists. One of them was killed while the second was injured. The airplane was damaged beyond repair and the pilot was uninjured.

Crash of a BAe 125-700 near Hato Viejo: 2 killed

Date & Time: Sep 4, 2017
Type of aircraft: BAe 125 (29863)">
Operator: Private Venezuelian (33612)">
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Location: Hato Viejo (20610)"> Cojedes (14284)">
Country: Venezuela (13471)">
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
Crashed in unknown circumstances in the region of Hato Viejo, in the State of Cojedes. The aircraft was destroyed by a post crash fire and both pilots were killed. It was reported the flight was illegal and the airplane was involved in drug traffic.

Crash of a Learjet 25D off Naiguatá: 5 killed

Date & Time: Aug 19, 2017 at 0016 LT
Type of aircraft: Learjet 25 (29772)">
Operator: Private Venezuelian (33612)">
Registration:
YV3191
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Caracas – Barcelona
MSN:
25-368
YOM:
1984
Location: Naiguatá (23659)"> Vargas (16388)">
Country: Venezuela (13471)">
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
The airplane departed Maiquetía-Símon Bolívar Airport at 0011LT for a 35 minutes flight to Barcelona. About five minutes after takeoff, while cruising at an altitude of 23,000 feet, the aircraft went out of control and plunged into the sea few km off Naiguatá, State of Vargas. It appeared the aircraft disintegrated on impact and few debris were found the next morning floating on water. All five occupants have been killed.