NTSB Identification: NYC08WA175
Accident occurred Friday, May 02, 2008 in Ilheua, Brazil
Aircraft: Cessna C-310Q, registration:
Injuries: 6 Fatal.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On May 2, 2008, about 2043 universal coordinated time, a Cessna 310Q, Brazilian registration PT-JGX, operated by Aero Star Airlines, disappeared off the coast of Brazil while approaching for landing at Ilheus, Brazil. The airplane was in communication with air traffic services at the time it disappeared, and did not report any problems. There were two pilots and four passengers on board, all presumed to be fatally injured. The four passengers were citizens of the United Kingdom.

This investigation is under jurisdiction of the Government of Brazil. For further information contact:

Aeronautical Accident Prevention and Investigation Center
BrasilĂ­a-DF, Brazil
Tel: +55 61 3364-8819
Fax: +55 61 3365-1004

This report is for informational purposes only and contains information released by, or obtained from, the Government of Brazil.

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