Accident Cessna 172A Skyhawk PT-BHF, Thursday 9 January 2020
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Date:Thursday 9 January 2020
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 172A Skyhawk
Registration: PT-BHF
MSN: 47719
Year of manufacture:1960
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Rondonópolis, MT -   Brazil
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Rondonópolis-Agroer Aviation Aerodrome (SWMZ), MT
Destination airport:Rondonópolis-Agroer Aviation Aerodrome (SWMZ), MT
Investigating agency: CENIPA
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The aircraft took off from Agroer Aviation Aerodrome (SWMZ), Rondonópolis, MT, at around 19:55 UTC, in order to perform a local private flight, with one pilot and one passenger on board.
According to the pilot, shortly after takeoff, the aircraft experienced an engine failure. A forced landing was performed ahead, in an area of underbrush. The nose landing gear broke and the aircraft overturned. The aircraft had substantial damage. The crew member and passenger were unharmed.

It was determined that there was lack of adherence to good maintenance practices with regards to the engine.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: CENIPA
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 years and 3 months
Download report: Final report



History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

7 January 2014 PT-BHF Primavera do Leste, MT unk
Fuel starvation

Revision history:

06-May-2022 06:42 harro Added

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