Country
code

Amazonas

Crash of a Cessna 208B Grand Caravan in Manaus

Date & Time: Sep 16, 2019 at 1226 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
PT-MHC
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Manaus - Maués
MSN:
208B-0543
YOM:
1996
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
8
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Manaus-Eduardo Gomes Airport in rainy conditions, the single engine airplane lost height and crashed in a wooded area located near the airfield. All 10 occupants were evacuated to local hospital and the aircraft was destroyed.

Crash of a Cessna 208B Grand Caravan in Manaus

Date & Time: May 22, 2018 at 0940 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
PT-FLW
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Manaus - Manaus
MSN:
208B-0451
YOM:
1995
Country:
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 Cessna 208A Caravan I near Manaus: 1 killed

Date & Time: Oct 17, 2017 at 1050 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
PR-MPE
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
208A-0510
YOM:
2009
Location:
Country:
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 Boeing 737-476 in Leticia

Date & Time: Jan 28, 2017 at 1830 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
HK-5197
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Bogotá – Leticia
MSN:
24430/1820
YOM:
7
Country:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
After touchdown on runway 21 at Leticia-Alfredo Vásquez Cobo Airport, the aircraft encountered difficulties to stop within the remaining distance (the runway 21 is 2,000 meters long). When the airplane overran, the main landing gear sank and the aircraft came to rest on its belly. All four crew members were evacuated safely and it seems the aircraft is damaged beyond economical repair.

Crash of a Cessna 208 Caravan in Manaus: 1 killed

Date & Time: Feb 28, 2012 at 0716 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
PT-PTB
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Manaus-Manaus
MSN:
208-0766
YOM:
1999
Location:
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
The pilot was performing a positionning flight from Manaus-Aeroclube de Flores Airport to the international Airport of Manaus-Eduardo Gomes. Shortly after take off from a 860 metres long runway, the single engine aircraft did not gain sufficient altitude. It hit an electric pole and stalled before crashing in a wooded area near the airport. The pilot, sole occupant, was killed. The aircraft owned by CTA - Cleiton Taxi Aéreo was destroyed by impact forces.

Crash of an Embraer EMB-110P1 Bandeirante in Santo Antônio do Içá: 24 killed

Date & Time: Feb 7, 2009 at 1324 LT
Operator:
Registration:
PT-SEA
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Coari - Manaus
MSN:
110-352
YOM:
1981
Location:
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
26
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
24
Captain / Total flying hours:
18870
Captain / Total hours on type:
7795.00
Copilot / Total flying hours:
1011
Copilot / Total hours on type:
635
Aircraft flight hours:
12686
Circumstances:
While flying at FL115 to Manaus-Eduardo Gomes Airport, crew informed ATC that left engine failed and elected to divert to the unused aerodrome of Manacapuru. While approaching runway 08, aircraft banked left and crashed in the river. 24 people were killed while 4 passengers were seriously injured. The EMB-110 is normally certified to carry 19 passengers maximum.
Probable cause:
It appears that the max takeoff weight on the EMB110 is 5,670 kg and that the total weight was 6,414 kg at takeoff from Coari. On board the aircraft was 19 seats but crew allowed 26 pax to embark, among them 8 children. Left engine failed en route.
Final Report:

Crash of an Embraer EMB-110P1 Bandeirante in Coari

Date & Time: Apr 21, 2008 at 1200 LT
Operator:
Registration:
PT-OCV
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Manaus-Carauari
MSN:
110-359
YOM:
1981
Location:
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
12
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:

Enroute, crew informed ATC about an engine problem and diverted to Coari airport. On landing, the aircraft slid off the runway, lost its undercarriage and came to rest on its belly. All occupants escaped uninjured but the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Boeing 727-100 in Leticia: 6 killed

Date & Time: Nov 18, 2006 at 2105 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
HK-3667-X
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Bogota-Leticia
MSN:
19430
YOM:
1966
Country:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
6
Circumstances:
The aircraft was making a cargo flight from Bogota to Leticia with a crew of 3 on board, 3 passengers and a cargo of fish. On approach to Leticia-Alfredo Vasquez Cobo airport, the aircraft struck an antenna and crashed near the village of San Sebastián de los Lagos. All 6 occupants were killed. Weather conditions at the time of the accident were good with 10 km visibility, wind calm and patches of fog.

Crash of a Cessna 208 Caravan in Santa Isabel do Rio Negro

Date & Time: Oct 9, 2005 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
PR-RTA
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Santa Isabel do Rio Negro-Rio Negro
MSN:
208-0380
YOM:
2004
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:

The float-equipped Cessna Caravan departed Santa Isabel do Rio Negro for a ten-minute flight to an affluent of the Rio Negro. Wheels have not been retracted after takeoff and upon landing, the airplane overturned and sunk.

Crash of a Cessna 207 Skywagon in San Juan de Manapiare: 4 killed

Date & Time: Sep 16, 2005 at 1600 LT
Registration:
YV-412C
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
San Juan de Manapiare-Puerto Ayacucho
MSN:
207-0508
YOM:
1979
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:

The aircraft crashed few minutes after takeoff from San Juan de Manapiare airport. Debris were found two days later on the mount Morrocoy located 5 miles west of airport. All four occupants were killed.