Crash of a Beechcraft King Air C90GTi in Belo Horizonte: 3 killed

Date & Time: Jun 7, 2015 at 1520 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
PR-AVG
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Belo Horizonte – Setubinha
MSN:
LJ-1891
YOM:
2008
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
Less than one minute after take off from Belo Horizonte-Pampulha-Carlos Drummond de Andrade Airport, while climbing, the Beechcraft King Air C90GTi turn left and entered a spin. It dove into the ground in a near vertical position and crashed into a house located some 800 metres from the airport. The aircraft was destroyed by impact forces and the post crash fire and all three occupants were killed. They were flying to Setubinha-Fazenda Sequóia Airfield.

Crash of a Beechcraft Super King Air B200 in Juiz de Fora: 8 killed

Date & Time: Jul 28, 2012 at 0745 LT
Operator:
Registration:
PR-DOC
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Belo Horizonte - Juiz de Fora
MSN:
BY-051
YOM:
2009
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
6
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
8
Circumstances:
The twin engine aircraft was performing a flight from Belo Horizonte-Pampulha to Juiz de Fora, State of Minas Gerais, with six passengers and a crew of two. On final approach in low visibility due to fog, aircraft hit a concrete wall located in a private property, stalled and crashed in a wooded area, few km short of runway. Aircraft exploded on the ground and was totally destroyed by impact forces and post impact fire. All eight occupants were killed, among them President and Vice-President of the Brazilian's food company Vilmas Alimentos, owner of the aircraft.

Crash of an Embraer EMB-121A1 Xingu II off Angra dos Reis: 3 killed

Date & Time: Jul 12, 2012 at 1730 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
PT-MAB
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Belo Horizonte - Angra dos Reis
MSN:
121-007
YOM:
1979
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
On final approach to Angra dos Reis Airport in poor weather conditions, aircraft went out of control and crashed into the sea, some 500 meters off the Ilha de Cataguáses coast. All three occupants were killed and aircraft was destroyed. Visibility was low at the time of the accident with heavy rain falls and maybe microburst. The passenger was the local representative of Mercedes Benz.

Crash of an Embraer EMB-820 Navajo in Belo Horizonte: 4 killed

Date & Time: Jun 11, 2003 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
PT-EHH
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
MSN:
820-044
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
After takeoff, aircraft suffered an oil pressure indicator malfunction and crew decided to return to the airport on a single engine condition. On final approach, the aircraft was too high and too fast, so the pilot decided to lose altitude on making a 360° turn. Shortly later, the plane crashed one mile short of runway.

Crash of a Boeing 727-100 in Belo Horizonte

Date & Time: Mar 18, 2002 at 2218 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
PP-VLV
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Salvador-Belo Horizonte
MSN:
19009
YOM:
1967
Flight number:
VLO9051
Country:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0

Crash of a Beechcraft Queen Air 80 in Belo Horizonte: 3 killed

Date & Time: Apr 12, 2000 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
PT-KKI
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Belo Horizonte-Sorocaba
MSN:
LD-483
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3

Crash of a Beechcraft C-45 Expeditor in Liberdade do Sul: 3 killed

Date & Time: Mar 17, 1968 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Belo Horizonte – São José dos Campos
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
En route, the pilot encountered engine problems and elected to make an emergency landing when he lost control of the airplane that crashed in a field in Liberdade do Sul. A passenger was rescued while three other occupants were killed.

Crash of a Douglas C-47A-90-DL in General Carneiro

Date & Time: Jan 20, 1968
Operator:
Registration:
2026
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Schedule:
Belo Horizonte - Belo Horizonte
MSN:
20459
YOM:
1944
Country:
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Crashed in unknown circumstances in General Carneiro, in the suburb of Belo Horizonte while completing a local training mission. The crew fate remains unknown.

Crash of a Douglas C-47A-80-DL on Mt Cipó: 19 killed

Date & Time: May 31, 1954
Operator:
Registration:
PP-ANO
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Governador Valadares – Belo Horizonte
MSN:
19830
YOM:
1944
Country:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
15
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
19
Circumstances:
Few minutes before its arrival, while cruising in poor weather conditions, the aircraft hit the slope of Mt Cipó located about 50 km northeast of Belo Horizonte-Pampulha Airport. All 19 occupants were killed.
Probable cause:
At the time of the accident, the aircraft was off course by 48 km, most probably due to a navigation error on part of the flying crew. The lack of visibility caused by low clouds and poor weather conditions was considered as a contributory factor.

Crash of a Beechcraft D18S in Petrópolis: 6 killed

Date & Time: Nov 4, 1952 at 1500 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
2830
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Belo Horizonte – Rio de Janeiro
MSN:
A-125
YOM:
1946
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
6
Circumstances:
While descending to Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont, the twin engine aircraft crashed in unknown circumstances in a mountainous area located near Petrópolis, north of Rio. All six occupants were killed.