NTSB Identification: ERA13WA282
14 CFR Non-U.S., Non-Commercial
Accident occurred Thursday, January 03, 2013 in Caraguatatuba, Brazil
Aircraft: ROBINSON R66, registration:
Injuries: 2 Fatal.

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

On January 3, 2013, about 1600 coordinated universal time (UTC), a Robinson R-66 Helicopter, Brazilian registration PR-DUB, was destroyed when it impacted a dense forest and the side of a hill in the Caraguatatuba Municipality, in the State of São Paulo, Brazil. The flight which was conducted under Brazilian flight regulations had departed from São José dos Campos Airport (SBSJ), São José dos Campos, São Paulo, Brazil and was destined for Maroum Heliport (SJDO), Maroum, São Paulo, Brazil.

This investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Aeronautical Accident Prevention and Investigation Center (CENIPA) of Brazil. Further information can 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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