NTSB Identification: ERA09WA406
Accident occurred Friday, July 03, 2009 in Imperatrize, Maranhao, Brazil
Aircraft: PIPER PA-34-200T, registration:
Injuries: 2 Serious.

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

On July 3, 2009, at 2146 UTC, a Piper PA-34-200T, PT-RFU, registered to and operated by Heringer Taxi Aereo LTD, as a cargo flight,lost engine power on one engine after takeoff from Imperatriz, Maranhao Airport, Brazil. The pilot attempted to return to the departure airport and made a forced landing short of runway 25. The airplane received substantial damage. The airline transport pilot and one passenger received serious injuries.

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

Areonautical Accident Prevention and Investigation Center
Brasilia -DF, Brazil
Tel: 55 61 3364 8800
Fax: 53 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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