ASN Aircraft accident Cessna 500 Citation I PT-JXS Acará, PA
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
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
First flight: 1974
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Acará, PA (   Brazil)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Belém (unknown airport), PA, Brazil
Destination airport:Uberlândia-Eduardo Gomes Airport, MG (UDI/SBUL), Brazil
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
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 112 days (4 months)
Accident number: final report
Download report: Final report

Loss of control

» Jornal do Brasil 14 March 1975 p.18


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