ASN Aircraft accident Beechcraft A100 King Air PT-LJN Itapaci, GO
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:Thursday 6 September 2018
Time:11:30 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft A100 King Air
Operator:VOAR Aviação
Registration: PT-LJN
MSN: B-121
First flight: 1972
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Itapaci, GO (   Brazil)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Goiânia-Santa Genoveva Airport, GO (GYN/SBGO), Brazil
Destination airport:Ceres Airport, GO (SWCZ), Brazil
The aircraft took off from Goiânia-Santa Genoveva Airport with a flight plan bound for Ceres. However, it landed on an unapproved runway located in the city of Itapaci. The aircraft touched down short of the airstrip and crashed into a wire fence which marked the exact beginning of the runway. After the collision with the fence, the pilot lost control of the aircraft causing it to veer off the right side of the runway.
The aircraft was carrying a delegation led by the candidate for governor of Goiás, Daniel Vilela. It had been leased by the election team.

Probable Cause:

Contributing Factors
- Attitude - contributed;
- Piloting judgment - contributed; and
- Other (lack of adherence to rules or regulations established by the Brazilian civil aviation authority) -contributed.

Accident investigation:

Investigating agency: CENIPA Brazil
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 years
Accident number: A-145/CENIPA/2018
Download report: Final report

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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 Goiânia-Santa Genoveva Airport, GO to Ceres Airport, GO as the crow flies is 148 km (93 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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