Saturday, July 28, 2012

Hawker-Beechcraft Model 200, Brazilian registration PR-DOC: Accident occurred July 28, 2012 in Juiz de Fora, Brazil

NTSB Identification: ERA12WA488 
14 CFR Non-U.S., Non-Commercial
Accident occurred Saturday, July 28, 2012 in Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Aircraft: BEECH 200, registration: PR-DOC
Injuries: 8 Fatal.

On July 28, 2012, about 1000 universal coordinated time, a Hawker-Beechcraft Model 200, Brazilian registration PR-DOC, was destroyed when it impacted trees, structures, and electrical power lines 450 meters prior to the landing threshold of runway 03 at Francisco Alvares De Assis Airport (SBJF), Juiz De Fora, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil. The foreign certificated pilots and 6 passengers received fatal injuries. The flight departed Pampulha-Carlos Drumond De Andrade Airport Airport (SBBH), Belo Horizonte, Brazil; destined for SBJF. The airplane was conducting a non-precision instrument approach procedure in dense fog at the time of the accident.

This accident investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Aeronautical Accident Prevention and Investigation Center (CENIPA) of Brazil. Any further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Aeronautical Accident Prevention and Investigation Center
Investigation Division
SHIS - QI 05-VI Comar
Brasilia-DF, Brazil 71.615-600
Telephone: (55-61) 3364-8800
Fax: (55-61) 3365-1004

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

Aircraft involved; Beechcraft B200 Super King Air  PR-DOC s/n BY-051 Owner; Vilma Alimentos (Brazilian Food Company)

Crash Photo;,,OI6027744-EI8139,00-MG+aviao+cai+em+Juiz+de+Fora+e+mata+pelo+menos+sete+pessoas.html

The eight occupants of a twin-engine plane died when the aircraft crashed while landing in the southeastern Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, firefighters said Saturday. 

Firefighters in the state of Minas Gerais originally found seven mutilated bodies in the wooded area where the accident occurred, and had to continue their search for almost two hours until they found the charred remains of the eighth and last victim.

The accident occurred around 7:30 a.m. near Serrinha Airport in Juiz de Fora at a time of fairly unfavorable weather conditions due to low visibility in the thick fog.

Among the victims were the president of the Vilma Alimentos company, Domingos Costa, who was also an adviser to the traditional Brazilian soccer club Cruzeiro, as well as the vice president of sales and marketing of the same firm, Cezar Tavares.

The plane's pilot and copilot also died, as did the four other passengers, also employees of Vilma Alimentos but whose identities were not provided by the company.

According to the Fire Department bulletin, the plane that crashed was a Beech King Air B-200 twin-engine turboprob with a capacity for 10 passengers that was on a flight from Belo Horizonte, the capital of Minas Gerais, to Juiz de Fora, the second largest city in the state.

The aircraft, property of Vilma Alimentos, hit a country inn and several trees before going down and exploding in a forest reserve on a farm near the airport.

Members of the company's management were arriving on the plane to participate in a conference organized by the Minas Gerais State Federation of Industries in Juiz de Fora.

 Google Translator; A twin-engine plane crashed on Saturday morning (28) in Juiz de Fora, in the Zona da Mata of Minas Gerais. Infraero said the aircraft took off from Pampulha Airport at 7:07 a.m. with eight people. According to the Fire Department at 11:30 am, eight bodies had been located.

The aircraft were the president of Vilma Alimentos, Domingos Costa and Cesar Tavares vice president, according to the company. The advisory did not pass information about the other victims and said the executives were going to a company event in the city. According to Infraero, the aircraft belonged to Vilma Alimentos.

The plane crashed in an inaccessible area near the airport. According to the Military Police, the aircraft exploded on touching the ground. Firefighters reported that at the time of the accident there was haze in the region.

Thank you, Rob "BizJets"

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