Crash of a Comp Air CA-8 in Campo Verde: 1 killed

Date & Time: Apr 13, 2020 at 1300 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
PP-XLD
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Campo Verde – São Paulo
MSN:
038SSW624
YOM:
2004
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Campo Verde Airstrip, while climbing, the pilot initiated a turn when control was lost. The aircraft crashed in a cotton field, bursting into flames. The pilot, sole on board, was killed.

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 King Air C90A in Cândido Mota: 5 killed

Date & Time: Feb 3, 2013 at 2030 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
PP-AJV
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Sao Paulo - Maringá
MSN:
LJ-1647
YOM:
2001
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
While cruising at night south of Assis, the twin engine aircraft went out of control and crashed in an open field located in Cândido Mota. All five occupants were killed.

Crash of a Cessna 525 CJ3 in Sao Paulo

Date & Time: Nov 11, 2012 at 1727 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
PR-MRG
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Florianópolis - Sao Paulo
MSN:
525B-0187
YOM:
2008
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
After landing on runway 35R, aircraft did not decelerate as expected. It overrun, went down an embankment, bounced and eventually came to rest on a stony wall along a highway, broken in two. As the passenger and the copilot were slightly injured, captain was seriously injured. Aircraft was destroyed.

Crash of an Embraer ERJ-145 in Vitoria da Conquista

Date & Time: Aug 25, 2010 at 1440 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
PR-PSJ
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Sao Paulo - Vitoria da Conquista
MSN:
145-351
YOM:
2000
Flight number:
PTB2231
Country:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
24
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On final approach to runway 15, aircraft touch down short of runway threshold. All landing gear were sheared off, aircraft slid on runway for several yards, veered off runway to the left and came to a halt with right engine in flames. All 27 occupants escaped but two passengers were slightly injured. Fire on right engine was quickly extinguished but aircraft was later considered as damaged beyond repair.
Probable cause:
Wrong approach configuration on part of the crew who decided to continue the descent despite they were too low. For unknown reasons, they did not take the decision to perform a go around.

Crash of a Boeing 727-200 in Sao Paulo

Date & Time: Dec 1, 2009 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
PR-MTK
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Brasilia-Sao Paulo
MSN:
20037/701
YOM:
1969
Country:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:

While taxiing at Sao Paulo-Guarulhos, the aircraft hit airport equipment while approaching its stand. The aircraft was severaly damaged on its left side. It seems that brakes failed. All three occupants escaped uninjured while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Beechcraft Super King Air 350 in Porto Seguro: 14 killed

Date & Time: May 22, 2009 at 2113 LT
Registration:
PR-MOZ
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Sao Paulo-Porto Seguro
MSN:
FL-237
YOM:
1999
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
12
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
14
Circumstances:
On approach to Porto Seguro-Terravista Golf Club airport, State of Bahia, the twin engine aircraft crashed 200 metres short of runway and exploded. All 14 occupants were killed. The aircraft left Sao Paulo-Congonhas airport at 1830LT. The aircraft was owned by businessman Roger Wright who perished in this accident with his wife, children and grand children.

Crash of a Beechcraft King Air 90 in Sao Paulo

Date & Time: Sep 3, 2008 at 1436 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
PT-PAC
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Sao Paulo-Sao Jose dos Campos
MSN:
LJ-1555
YOM:
1999
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:

On take off, the twin engine aircraft skidded on runway, overran and collided with a small wall. All occupants escaped uninjured but the aircraft was damaged beyond economical repair.

Crash of a Learjet 35 in Sao Paulo: 8 killed

Date & Time: Nov 4, 2007 at 1409 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
PT-OVC
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Sao Paulo-Rio de Janeiro
MSN:
35A-399
YOM:
1981
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
8
Circumstances:
The crew was returning to Rio de Janeiro after an ambulance flight to Sao Paulo-Campo de Marte airport. Less than one minute after takeoff from runway 30, the aircraft banked right and crashed on several houses located along Bernardino de Sena street. Both pilots and also 6 people on ground were killed.

Crash of an Airbus A320 in Sao Paulo: 199 killed

Date & Time: Jul 17, 2007 at 1854 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
PR-MBK
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Porto Alegre - Sao Paulo
MSN:
0789
YOM:
1998
Flight number:
JJ3054
Country:
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
181
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
199
Captain / Total flying hours:
14000
Aircraft flight hours:
20000
Aircraft flight cycles:
9300
Circumstances:
While landing in heavy rain, the aircraft skidded and overran runway 35L. It went down an enbankment, crossed a highway and crashed in a building which accomodate the TAM Express office. All 187 occupants were killed and also at least 12 people on the ground. It seems that around 10 others people were seriously injured. At the time of the accident, the runway was wet and the visibility was established as 7 km. Among the people on board the airplane were 163 passengers, 6 crew members and 18 employees of TAM Linhas Aéreas.