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Last updated: 18 October 2017
Estado:Preliminar - Oficial
Fecha:viernes 16 septiembre 2005
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C525 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 525 CitationJet
Operador:JCA Holdings e Participacoes
Registración: PT-WLX
Numéro de série: 525-0176
Año de Construcción:
Motores: 2 Williams International FJ44-1A
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Alto da Boa Vista, RJ (   Brasil)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport, RJ (SDU/SBRJ), Brasil
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Rio de Janeiro-Jacarepaguá Airport, RJ (SBJR), Brasil
After departure from Santos Dumont Airport, the CitationJet climbed to a height of 1,500 feet and maintained this altitude. The pilot crossed the line of Gávea Rock and informed the Jacarepaguá tower he was following the coastal route. Shortly afterward the airplane crashed into the wooded slope of Morro da Taquara, near Alto da Boa Vista, and was totally destroyed. Both occupants were killed at the scene.

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport, RJ to Rio de Janeiro-Jacarepaguá Airport, RJ as the crow flies is 22 km (14 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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