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Accident description
Last updated: 25 April 2017
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Date:Tuesday 2 February 1999
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A-9áIslander
Operator:Nortema Tßxi AÚreo
Registration: PT-KNM
C/n / msn: 669
First flight: 1972
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Porto Velho-Aeroclube de Rond§nia Airfield, RO (   Brazil)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Porto Velho-Aeroclube de Rond§nia Airfield, RO (SWRO), Brazil
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
While starting the left engine, the engine caught fire. There was no extinguisher available, and the aircraft was consumed by the blaze. The commander was not qualified for the airplane model, whose Airworthiness Certificate was cancelled. The pilot and three passengers escaped unharmed.

Sources:
» Departamento de AviašŃo Civil (DAC)
» Scramble
» Thomas BrŘgge


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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