NTSB Identification: ERA14WA241
14 CFR Non-U.S., Non-Commercial
Accident occurred Wednesday, April 30, 2014 in Para, Brazil
Aircraft: CESSNA T210N, 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 April 30, 2014, about 2215 UTC, a Cessna T210N, Brazilian Registration PR-WCO, registered to and operated by Mineradora Bom Jesus Ltda, collided with trees during a go-around from landing at an airstrip located in Para, Brazil. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time and no flight plan was filed for the foreign business flight from Novo Progresso Airport (SJNP), Para Brazil. The airplane was destroyed by impact and a postcrash fire and the private pilot and one passenger were fatally injured. The flight originated about 45 minutes earlier from SJNP.
The estimated time of arrival at the airstrip was supposed to be after sunset, which occurred at 2145 UTC; the airstrip was not prepared for night operations. Witnesses reported that during a go-around from approach to the 1,968 foot-long runway made of slate, the airplane was observed in a steep left bank, followed by an aerodynamic stall, and subsequent collision with trees and terrain resulting in a postcrash fire.
The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Government of Brazil. Any further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:
Aeronautical Accident Prevention And Investigation Center (CENIPA)
Information Technology Division
SHIS-QI 05-VI Comar
Brasilia-DF, Brazil, 71.615.600
Phone: 55 61 3364 8819
Facsimile: 55 61 3365 1004
This report is for informational purposes only, and contains information released by or obtained for the Government of Brazil.
Index for Apr2014 | Index of months