Accident
Last updated: 20 April 2014
Statuts:Enquête Officielle
Date:samedi 7 février 2009
Heure:13:24
Type/Sous-type:Embraer 110P1 Bandeirante
Compagnie:Manaus Aerotáxi
Immatriculation: PT-SEA
Numéro de série: 110352
Année de Fabrication: 1981
Heures de vol:12686
Moteurs: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-34
Equipage:victimes: 2 / à bord: 2
Passagers:victimes: 22 / à bord: 26
Total:victimes: 24 / à bord: 28
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:de Santo António, AM [Rio Manacapuru] (   Brésil) show on map
Phase de vol: En vol (ENR)
Nature:Transport de Passagers Nat.
Aéroport de départ:Coari Airport, AM (CIZ/SWKO), Brésil
Aéroport de destination:Manaus-Eduardo Gomes International Airport, AM (MAO/SBEG), Brésil
Détails:
An Embraer EMB-110P1 Bandeirante passenger plane, registered PT-SEA and operated by Manaus Aerotáxi, was destroyed when it crashed into the water of Rio Manacapuru. Both pilots and 22 passengers were killed in the accident. Four passengers survived.
The airplane had departed the Amazon city of Coari (CIZ) at 12:40 on a domestic flight to Manaus (MAO). About 13:10, while at FL115, the nr.1 engine flamed out. At 13:15 the crew made a contact with the Area Control Centre (ACC-AZ) reporting on descent for Manaus with twenty persons on board. In reality there were 28 occupants.
The ACC controller instructed the crew to contact Manaus Approach Control. Subsequently, the pilot informed Manaus Approach that they would return to Coari. Contact was lost and at 13:24 radar contact was lost. The airplane came down in Rio Manacapuru.

The airplane involved, an EMB-110P1, has a (certificated) maximum number of passenger seats of nineteen. On the accident flight 26 passengers had boarded the flight, including eight small children. Maximum takeoff weight for an EMB-110P1 is 5670 kgs. The actual takeoff weight of the accident aircraft was 6414 kgs.


Sources:
» Avião com 24 pessoas cai em rio do Amazonas, 4 sobrevivem (O Globo, 7-2-2009)
» Manaus Aerotáxi
» Força Aérea Brasileira

Official accident investigation report
investigating agency: Centro de Investigação e Prevenção de Acidentes Aeronáuticos (CENIPA) - Brazil
report status: Final
report number: RF A-018/CENIPA/2010
report released:06-APR-2010
duration of investigation:423 days (1 year 1.9 months)
download report: Relatório Final A-018/CENIPA/2010 PT-SEA (RF A-018/CENIPA/2010)
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Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposé destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Coari Airport, AM et Manaus-Eduardo Gomes International Airport, AM est de 362 km (226 miles).

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