Crash of a Piper PA-31-350 Navajo Chieftain in Medellín: 8 killed

Date & Time: Nov 21, 2022 at 1015 LT
Operator:
Registration:
HK-5121
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Medellín – Pizarro
MSN:
31-7652004
YOM:
1976
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
6
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
8
Circumstances:
The twin engine airplane was chartered by the Grupo San Germán Express to carry a team of six people from Medellín to Pizarro, Chocó. Shortly after takeoff from runway 02 at Medellín-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport, while in initial climb, the crew encountered engine problems. The airplane went out of control and crashed onto a house located in the district of Belén Rosales, less than 500 metres from the runway end, bursting into flames. The house and the aircraft were destroyed and all 8 occupants were killed.
Crew:
Julián Aladino, pilot,
Sergio Guevara Delgado, copilot.
Passengers:
Jorge Cantillo Martínez,
Dubán Ovalle Quintero,
Anthony Mosquera Blanquiceth,
Pedro Pablo Serna,
Melissa Pérez Cuadros,
Nicolás Jiménez.

Crash of an Airbus A320-271N in Lima: 2 killed

Date & Time: Nov 18, 2022 at 1511 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
CC-BHB
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Lima – Juliaca
MSN:
7864
YOM:
2017
Flight number:
LA2213
Country:
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
102
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The airplane was on a schedule service (flight LA2213) from Lima to Juliaca. On board were 102 passengers and a crew of six. During the takeoff roll on runway 16, at a speed of 127 knots, the aircraft collided with a fire truck that entered the active runway from the right, at taxiway B. A team of two heavy fire trucks and one light support vehicle were engaged in a 'Response Time' exercice that started at 1510LT, one minute prior to the accident. The first fire truck entered the active runway while the airplane was accelerating for takeoff. Upon impact, the right main gear and the right engine were torn off. The airplane caught fire and slid for about 1,600 metres then veered to the right and came to rest, bursting into flames. Forty passengers were injured, among them four seriously. The airplane was heavily damaged by fire. Among the personnel in the fire truck, two were killed and a third was seriously injured.

Crash of a Cessna 208B Grand Caravan in Puerto Ayacucho: 5 killed

Date & Time: Nov 6, 2022 at 0656 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
AMB-0956
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Puerto Ayacucho - Puerto Ayacucho
MSN:
208B-0977
YOM:
2002
Country:
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
The single engine airplane was engaged in a local training flight at Puerto Ayacucho Airport, carrying five pilots. While completing a turn on approach to runway 04, the airplane went out of control and crashed in a wooded area located about 3 km south of the airport, bursting into flames. The airplane was totally destroyed by impact forces and a post crash fire and all five occupants were killed. Puerto Ayacucho Airport is named Cacique Aramare but the military side is named José Antonio Páez.
Crew:
Cpt José Castillo Tovar,
Cpt Jefferson Aular,
1st Lt Roberto Aponte,
Lt Santiago Collado,
Lt Joé Rivas.

Crash of a Cessna 208B Grand Caravan near San Lorenzo

Date & Time: Oct 13, 2022 at 0915 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
OB-2228
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
San Lorenzo – Tarapoto
MSN:
208B-0802
YOM:
2000
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
10
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The single engine airplane departed San Lorenzo at 0900LT on a flight to Tarapoto, carrying 10 passengers and two pilots. About 15 minutes into the flight, the crew encountered technical problems with the engine and attempted an emergency landing when the aircraft crash landed in a wooded area located some 15 km southeast of San Lorenzo. All 12 occupants were rescued and the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a BAe 3201EP Jetstream 32 in El Estrecho: 1 killed

Date & Time: Sep 20, 2022
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
OB-2152
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
El Estrecho – Iquitos
MSN:
941
YOM:
1991
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
15
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
During the takeoff roll from runway 31 at El Estrecho Airport, the crew encountered an unexpected situation and rejected takeoff. Unable to stop within the remaining distance, the aircraft overran, crossed a road and crashed against a wooded embankment. The right wing was partially sheared off and the undercarriage were torn off. All 17 occupants were injured, five seriously. One passenger died from injuries sustained.

Crash of a Cessna 208B Grand Caravan in Porto Trombetas: 1 killed

Date & Time: Sep 10, 2022
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
PT-MES
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Porto Trombetas - Ayaramã
MSN:
208B-0507
YOM:
1996
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
After takeoff from Porto Trombetas Airport, the pilot encountered engine problems and attempted an emergency landing. The airplane crashed in a wooded area and was destroyed. The pilot was killed and all four passengers were injured. They were en route to Ayaramã to provide dental assistance to locals. On board were one dentist, one assistant, one nurse and one employee of the Brazilian Institute for Geography and Statistics.

Crash of a IAI 1124 Westwind in Goiânia

Date & Time: Aug 7, 2022 at 1050 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
PR-OMX
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Goiânia - Goiânia
MSN:
363
YOM:
1981
Country:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The aircraft departed Goiânia-Nacional de Aviação Airport Runway 14 at 1012LT on a local test flight with three crew members on board. After reaching FL340, several tests were completed then the crew made a high speed descent before landing on runway 32. After touchdown and a course of about 700 metres, the airplane veered off runway to the right, collided with a concrete wall, lost its nose gear and came to rest near the perimeter fence. All three occupants evacuated safely.

Crash of a Learjet 35A in Río Grande: 4 killed

Date & Time: Jul 1, 2022 at 1436 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
LV-BPA
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Río Grande – San Fernando
MSN:
35-143
YOM:
1978
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
The airplane was returning to its base in San Fernando following an ambulance flight from Comodoro Rivadavia to Río Grande. After takeoff from Río Grande-Gobernador Ramón Trejo Noel Airport runway 26, while in initial climb, the airplane rolled to the left, nosed down and crashed in a huge explosion about 350 metres south from the runway 08 threshold. The aircraft was totally destroyed and all four occupants were killed. A failure of the left engine after rotation is suspected.
Crew:
Claudio Canelo, pilot,
Héctor Vittore, copilot.
Passengers:
Diego Ciolfi, doctor,
Denise Torres Garcá, nurse.

Crash of a Learjet 55C Longhorn near Charallave: 6 killed

Date & Time: Jun 22, 2022 at 1937 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
YV3304
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Puerto Cabello – Charallave
MSN:
55-145
YOM:
1990
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
6
Circumstances:
While approaching Charallave-Óscar Machado Zuloaga Airport, the crew encountered technical problems (apparently with the reversers) and declared an emergency. The captain initiated a go around procedure and completed a circuit south of the airport. During a second approach, the airplane deviated from the approach path to the south and continued until it impacted the top of a hill located 8 km south of the airport. The aircraft was destroyed by impact forces and a post crash fire and all six occupants were killed, among them Christian Toni, President of the Estudiantes de Mérida football club.

Crash of an Embraer EMB-110P1 Bandeirante in Eldorado do Sul

Date & Time: May 20, 2022
Operator:
Registration:
PT-SHN
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Jundiaí – Eldorado do Sul
MSN:
110-460
YOM:
1985
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The airplane departed Jundiaí on a cargo flight to Eldorado do Sul, carrying two pilots and a load of automotive parts. On final approach, the airplane crash landed in a rice paddy field and came to rest with its left wing detached. Both pilots were slightly injured.