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Crash of an Embraer EMB-121A1 Xingu II in Campinas

Date & Time: Apr 2, 2019 at 2315 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
PT-FEG
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Sorocaba - Palmas
MSN:
121-057
YOM:
1982
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The twin engine airplane departed Sorocaba-Estadual Bertram Luiz Leupolz Airport at 2300LT on a flight to Palmas, Tocantins, carrying three passengers and a crew of two. Few minutes after takeoff, the crew encountered technical difficulties and was cleared to divert to Campinas-Viracopos Airport. On final, he realized he could not make it so he attempted an emergency landing in a prairie located about 6 km short of runway 15 threshold. The wreckage was found less than a km from the Jardim Bassoli condominium and all five occupants, slightly injured, were evacuated. The aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Piper PA-42-720 Cheyenne III in Sorocaba: 2 killed

Date & Time: Mar 31, 2017 at 1442 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
PP-EPB
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Manaus - Sorocaba
MSN:
42-8001035
YOM:
1980
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The crew was completing a flight from Manaus to Sorocaba, apparently transferring the airplane for maintenance purposes. On final approach, the aircraft hit trees and crashed in a wooded area located few dozen yards from the runway 18 threshold. The aircraft was destroyed and both occupants were killed.

Crash of a Comp Air CA-8 in Sorocaba: 2 killed

Date & Time: May 29, 2013 at 1540 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
PP-XLR
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Sorocaba - Jundiaí
MSN:
0204CA8
YOM:
2006
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
Shortly after take off from Sorocaba Airport, bound to Jundiaí, pilot encountered technical problems and elected to return. While trying to land in a wasteland, aircraft crashed in flames in a street and was destroyed by impact forces and post impact fire. Both occupants were killed as a house was destroyed as well.

Crash of a Beechcraft King Air 100 in Bauru: 1 killed

Date & Time: Oct 12, 2008 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
N525ZS
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Bauru-Sorocaba
MSN:
B-066
YOM:
1971
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:

The twin engine aircraft crashed shortly after take off, 5 km from the airport. The sole occupant was killed.

Crash of a Cessna 551 Citation II in Sorocaba: 1 killed

Date & Time: Jul 23, 2003 at 0840 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
PT-LME
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Schedule:
Lins-Sorocaba
MSN:
551-0023
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
On final approach, the aircraft crashed in the Vila Helena quarter and struck houses and cars before it came to rest short of runway.

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