Loss of control Accident Cessna 500 Citation I PT-JXS, Thursday 13 March 1975
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Date:Thursday 13 March 1975
Type:Silhouette image of generic C500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 500 Citation I
Registration: PT-JXS
MSN: 500-0162
Year of manufacture:1974
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Acará, PA -   Brazil
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Belém (unknown airport), PA
Destination airport:Uberlândia-Eduardo Gomes Airport, MG (UDI/SBUL)
Investigating agency: CENIPA
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The Cessna 500 Citation I departed Belém, Brazil at 09:02 hours on a flight to Uberlândia.
At 09:25, after passing FL202 in the climb to FL330, the pilot radioed that he was in a spin. The aircraft crashed into Rio Acará at 09:27, close to the city of Acará.

It was considered likely that the pilot had lost control after entering instrument conditions and becoming spatially desoriented.

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


Jornal do Brasil 14 March 1975 p.18


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