On December 7, 2008, about 1115 universal coordinated time, a Maule M-7-235, Brazilian registration PT-ONN, was substantially damaged when it impacted trees while departing from the Taruma River, Manaus, Brazil. The floatplane subsequently came to rest in the Cobra River. One occupant was killed, two occupants were seriously injured, and two occupants sustained minor injuries.

This investigation is under jurisdiction of the Government of Brazil. Any further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Research and Investigative Division
Aeronautical Accident Prevention and Investigation Center
Federative Republic of Brazil
Brasilia-DF, Brazil

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

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