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Minas Gerais

Crash of a Cessna 525 CitationJet M2 in Fazenda Fortaleza de Santa Terezinha: 4 killed

Date & Time: Nov 26, 2018 at 0800 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
PP-OEG
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Belo Horizonte - Fazenda Fortaleza de Santa Terezinha
MSN:
525-0849
YOM:
2014
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
The twin engine airplane was completing a flight from Belo Horizonte to the Fortaleza de Santa Terezinha Farm (Fazenda Fortaleza de Santa Terezinha) located in Várzea da Palma, Jequitaí, Minas Gerais, carrying two passengers and two crew members. After landing on a private dirt airstrip, the airplane was unable to stop within the remaining distance and struck an embankment. It bounced, went out of control and crashed in flames in a prairie. The aircraft was totally destroyed by impact forces and a post crash fire and all four occupants were killed, among them Mr. Adolfo Geo, owner of the Brazilian group ARG Ltd active in food, oil and construction. He was accompanied by his wife Margarida Janete Geo.

Crash of a Cessna 650 Citation VII in Guarda-Mor: 4 killed

Date & Time: Nov 10, 2015 at 1904 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
PT-WQH
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Brasilia – Sao Paulo
MSN:
650-7083
YOM:
1998
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
The twin engine aircraft left Brasilia-Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek Airport at 1839LT bound for Sao Paulo-Congonhas with two pilots and two Directors of Banco Brasdesco on board, Lúcio Flávio de Oliveira and Marco Antonio Rossi. About 25 minutes later, the aircraft went out of control, dove into the ground and crashed in a field in a near vertical attitude, causing a huge crater. The aircraft disintegrated on impact and all four occupants were killed.

Crash of an Embraer C-95BM Bandeirante in Lagoa Santa

Date & Time: Jul 27, 2015
Operator:
Registration:
2326
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Lagoa Santa - Lagoa Santa
MSN:
110443
YOM:
1984
Country:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The crew was conducting a training mission consisting of touch and go. During the take off run, the aircraft failed to rotate, went out of control, veered off runway to the right, hit an embankment, lost its undercarriage and slid for several yards before coming to rest. While all three occupants were unhurt, the aircraft was damaged beyond repair. An unconfirmed report states that the crew did not set the flaps properly for a takeoff configuration.

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-820C Navajo near Espinosa: 1 killed

Date & Time: Jul 6, 2012 at 1540 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
PT-ENG
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Schedule:
Barreiras - Guanambi
MSN:
820-066
YOM:
1982
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
Aircraft was executing a geophysical survey mission in the region of Espinosa, State of Minas Gerais. In flight, pilot stated that he was facing engine trouble so he elected to make an emergency landing. Eventually, aircraft crashed in flamed in a wooded area located 60 km from Espinosa and burnt out. While both passengers were slightly injured, pilot was killed and aircraft destroyed by fire.

Crash of a Cessna 550 Citation II in Manhuaçu

Date & Time: Oct 7, 2011 at 1730 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
PT-LJJ
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
550-0247
YOM:
1981
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Aircraft was performing a charter flight with a crew of two and three passengers on board, among them the famous Brazilian singer Eduardo Costa. Following an uneventful flight, crew started the descent to Manhuaçu-Elias Breder Airport. After touch down, aircraft encountered problem to stop and overrun. It hit a concrete fence and lost its nose gear before coming to rest. While all five occupants were injured, aircraft was considered as damaged beyond repair. Eduardo Costa broke his nose and right hand during the accident.

Crash of a Cessna 208B in Divinópolis

Date & Time: Jul 1, 2008
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
PT-MEE
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
MSN:
208B-0344
YOM:
1993
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Crew was performing a postal flight to Itaituba when he encountered technical problems enroute (engine?). Pilot elected to make an emergency landing on highway Santarém - Cuiabá. Shortly after landing, crew veered off runway to the right to avoid collision with vehicles. Aircraft went through a wooded area and came to rest. While both pilots were uninjured, aircraft was damaged beyond repair.
Probable cause:
Technical failure.

Crash of an Embraer EMB-110 Bandeirante in Uberaba: 3 killed

Date & Time: Dec 11, 2004 at 1200 LT
Operator:
Registration:
PT-WAK
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Sao Paulo - Uberaba
MSN:
110-071
YOM:
1975
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
The crew was performing a mail flight on behalf of Total Linhas Aéreas from Sao Paulo-Guarulhos to Uberaba. On final approach by night, the aircraft crashed into houses located short of runway and burned. Both pilots and one person on ground were killed.

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.