NTSB Identification: ERA11WA515
Accident occurred Sunday, September 18, 2011 in Jatai Municipality, Brazil
Aircraft: PIPER PA-34-220T, registration:
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

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

On September 18, 2011, about 2330 universal coordinated time, a Piper PA-34-220T, Brazilian registration PT-GCC, was substantially damaged when it impacted terrain near Jatai Municipality, Goias, Brazil. The certificated pilot was fatally injured. The local flight departed Jatai Airport (SJTI), Goias, Brazil exact time unknown.

According to witnesses, the airplane performed several low passes over a lagoon near the departure airport, before it departed controlled flight and collided with terrain.

This accident investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Aeronautical Accident Prevention and Investigation Center (CENIPA) of Brazil. Any further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Aeronautical Accident Prevention and Investigation Center
Investigation Division
SHIS - QI 05-VI Comar
Brasilia-DF, Brazil 71.615-600
Telephone: (55-61) 3364-8800
Fax: (55-61) 3365-1004

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

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