NTSB Identification: ERA13WA306
14 CFR Non-U.S., Non-Commercial
Accident occurred Friday, June 07, 2013 in Envira, Brazil
Aircraft: PIPER PA34, registration:
Injuries: 1 Fatal,1 Serious,5 Minor.

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

On June 7, 2013, at 1400 coordinated universal time (UTC), a Piper PA-34-200T, Brazilian registration PT-MMX, was substantially damaged during a ditching into the Tarauacá River following an unspecified malfunction of the airplane’s right engine after takeoff. The flight was operated by W. da S. Gomes ME, and originated from Eirunepé, Brazil. Of the six passengers on board, five sustained minor injuries, and one was fatally injured. The pilot sustained serious injuries.

This investigation is under the jurisdiction of the government 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
Tel (55-61) 3364-8838, Fax (55-61) 3365-1004
dac.saai@cenipa.aer.mil.br

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

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