Crash of a Beechcraft C90GT King Air near São Paulo: 1 killed

Date & Time: Dec 2, 2019
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
PP-BSS
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Jundiaí – São Paulo
MSN:
LJ-1839
YOM:
2008
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
The pilot, sole on board, was completing a flight from Jundiaí to São Paulo. While approaching Campo de Marte Airport in limited visibility, the twin engine airplane crashed in a wooded area located in the Cantareira Mountain range, about 10-12 km north of the airport. The aircraft was destroyed upon impact and the pilot was killed.

Crash of a Beechcraft C90GTi King Air in Campo de Marte: 1 killed

Date & Time: Jul 29, 2018 at 1810 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
PP-SZN
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Videira – Campo de Marte
MSN:
LJ-1910
YOM:
2008
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
5
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
While approaching Campo de Marte Airport by night on a flight from Videira, the crew encountered technical problems with the gear and completed two low passes over the runway to confirm the problem. During a third approach, the twin engine airplane banked left then overturned and crashed inverted in a huge explosion about 100 meters to the left of the runway. Six occupants were injured while one of the pilot was killed.

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

Date & Time: May 1, 2018 at 1800 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
PR-WBV
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Angra dos Reis – Campo de Marte
MSN:
1129
YOM:
2009
Country:
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 Beechcraft C90GT King Air off Paraty: 5 killed

Date & Time: Jan 19, 2017 at 1330 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
PR-SOM
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Campo de Marte - Paraty
MSN:
LJ-1809
YOM:
2008
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
The twin engine aircraft left Campo de Marte Airbase at 1301LT bound for Paraty. With a distance of about 200 km, the flight should take half an hour. The approach to Paraty Airport was completed in poor weather conditions with rain falls when the airplane went out of control and crashed into the sea near Ilha Rasa (Island of Rasa), about 4 km short of runway 28. Quickly on site, rescuers found a passenger alive but it was impossible to evacuate the people from the cabin that was submerged. Eventually, it was confirmed that all five occupants were killed in the accident, among them Carlos Alberto, founder of Hotel Emiliano in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo and the Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki who had a central role overseeing a massive corruption investigation about the Brazilian oil Group Petrobras.

Crash of a Comp Air CA-9 in Campo de Marte: 7 killed

Date & Time: Mar 19, 2016 at 1523 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
PR-ZRA
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Campo de Marte – Rio de Janeiro
MSN:
0420109T01
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
6
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
7
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Campo de Marte Airport runway 12, while in initial climb, the pilot initiated a left turn when the single engine aircraft went out of control and crashed in a huge explosion into a house located in the Frei Machado Street. All seven occupants were killed. Owned by the Brazilian businessman Roger Agnelli, the aircraft was on its way to Santos Dumont Airport in Rio de Janeiro. Among the victims was Roger Agnelli, his wife Andrea, his both children John and Anna Carolina, the pilot and two other friends. They were enroute to Rio to take part to the wedding of the nephew of Mr. Agnelli.

Crash of a Beechcraft King Air C90GTi in Paraty: 2 killed

Date & Time: Jan 3, 2016 at 1430 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
PP-LMM
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Campo de Marte - Paraty
MSN:
LJ-1866
YOM:
2008
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The twin engine aircraft left Campo de Marte AFB, in Sao Paulo, at 1334LT bound for Paraty Airfield, with an ETA at 1415LT. On approach, the aircraft hit tree tops and crashed in a dense wooded area located in a hilly terrain few km from the airfield. The aircraft was destroyed and both occupants were killed.

Crash of a De Havilland CC-115 Buffalo in Rio de Janeiro: 9 killed

Date & Time: Nov 12, 1990 at 0920 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
2350
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Rio de Janeiro – Campo de Marte – Anápolis – Brasília
MSN:
15
YOM:
1968
Country:
Crew on board:
10
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
9
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from runway 15, while in initial climb, the aircraft banked right and crashed about 300 meters from the apron, bursting into flames. A crew member was injured while nine other occupants were killed.

Crash of a Piper PA-31-310 Navajo in Campo de Marte: 7 killed

Date & Time: Jan 17, 1984 at 1030 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
PT-IMF
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Schedule:
Campo de Marte – São José do Rio Preto – Porto Velho
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
8
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
7
Circumstances:
The twin engine airplane was engaged in a charter flight from Campo de Marte to Porto Velho with an intermediate stop in São José do Rio Preto, carrying six passengers and a crew of two. After takeoff from runway 12, while in initial climb, the aircraft banked left, nosed down and crashed into several houses located in the district of Carandiru, bursting into flames. Both pilots, four passengers and one people in the ground were killed while four other passengers were seriously injured.
Probable cause:
It is believed that the loss of control was caused by the failure of a blade on the left engine.

Crash of an Embraer C-95 Bandeirante at Campo de Marte AFB

Date & Time: Oct 14, 1980
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
2143
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Campo de Marte - Natal
MSN:
110-029
YOM:
1974
Country:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
During the takeoff roll at Campo de Marte AFB runway 12, the right engine lost power. The crew decided to abandon the takeoff procedure and initiated an emergency braking manoeuvre. Unable to stop within the remaining distance, the airplane overran, struck a perimeter fence, crossed a road and came to rest. All four occupants escaped uninjured while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.
Probable cause:
Loss of power on the right engine during takeoff for unknown reasons.

Crash of a Curtiss C-46C Super Commando near Gravatá: 3 killed

Date & Time: Jul 15, 1968
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
PP-VBJ
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
São Paulo – Recife
MSN:
33481
YOM:
1945
Country:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
While on a cargo flight from São Paulo to Recife, the airplane crashed in unknown circumstances in the Coelhos Mountain Range, near Gravatá. All three crew members were killed.