Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Cessna 172N Skyhawk, PR-LPW: Fatal accident occurred April 14, 2017 in Cassilandia, Brazil

NTSB Identification: ERA17WA159
14 CFR Non-U.S., Non-Commercial
Accident occurred Friday, April 14, 2017 in Cassilandia, Brazil
Aircraft: CESSNA AIRCRAFT 172, registration:
Injuries: 2 Fatal.

The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On April 14, 2017, about 2045 coordinated universal time, a privately owned and operated Cessna 172N, Brazilian registration PR-LPW, was substantially damaged after it struck a tree about 400 meters from the threshold of runway 13 at the Aeroporto de Cassilndia, Moto Grosso do Sul, Brazil. The pilot and passenger were fatally injured.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Government of Brazil. Further information can be obtained from:

Aeronautical Accident Prevention and Investigation Center
Investigation Division
Brasilia-DF, Brazil 71.615-600
Email: dac.saai@cenipa.aer.mil.br
This report is for informational purposes and contains only information released by the Government of Brazil.

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