Loss of control Accident Embraer EMB-720D PT-VKR, Thursday 22 February 2018
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Date:Thursday 22 February 2018
Time:09:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA32 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Embraer EMB-720D
Owner/operator:Fretav Turismo e Comercio
Registration: PT-VKR
MSN: 720254
Year of manufacture:1990
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Near Aeroclube do Amazonas, Manaus, Amazonas -   Brazil
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Manaus-Aeroclube de Flores Airport, AM (SWFN)
Destination airport:SWNO
Investigating agency: CENIPA
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
After the take-off from runway 11 of the Flores Aerodrome (SWFN), Manaus - AM, the pilot reported to the Manaus Approach Control (APP-MN) that there was a breakdown in an equipment, requesting return.
Observers at SWFN reported to Eduardo Gomes Aerodrome Tower (SBEG), Manaus – AM, that the aircraft had fallen near threshold 11 of that Aerodrome. There was no fire and the aircraft had substantial damage.
Three occupants perished at the site and two were taken to hospital still alive, but one of them died a few hours later

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: CENIPA
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 3 months
Download report: Final report




Revision history:

22-Feb-2018 15:01 rafaelboaventura Added
22-Feb-2018 15:03 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Damage, Narrative]
22-Feb-2018 18:04 rafaelboaventura Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
22-Feb-2018 19:59 Raone Souza Updated [Embed code]
22-Feb-2018 20:00 harro Updated [Embed code]
23-Feb-2018 06:53 andreasfast10 Updated [Total fatalities]
23-Feb-2018 07:37 cleberjc Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
27-Aug-2019 20:07 harro Updated [Departure airport, Narrative, Accident report, ]

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