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Last updated: 26 November 2015
Datum:zaterdag 7 februari 2009
Type:Embraer EMB-110P1 Bandeirante
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Manaus Aerotáxi
Registratie: PT-SEA
Constructienummer: 110352
Bouwjaar: 1981
Aantal vlieguren:12686
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-34
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 22 / inzittenden: 26
Totaal:slachtoffers: 24 / inzittenden: 28
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:van Santo António, AM [Rio Manacapuru] (   Brazilië)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Coari Airport, AM (CIZ/SWKO), Brazilië
Vliegveld van aankomst:Manaus-Eduardo Gomes International Airport, AM (MAO/SBEG), Brazilië
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.

» 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:6 April 2010
duration of investigation: 1 year and 2 months
download report: Relatório Final A-018/CENIPA/2010 PT-SEA (RF A-018/CENIPA/2010)


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De afstand tussen Coari Airport, AM en Manaus-Eduardo Gomes International Airport, AM bedraagt 362 km (226 miles).

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