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Last updated: 8 December 2019
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Date:Thursday 13 March 1975
Time:09:27
Type:Silhouette image of generic C500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 500 Citation I
Operator:C.Ribeiro
Registration: PT-JXS
C/n / msn: 500-0162
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Acará (   Brazil)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Belém (unknown airport), PA, Brazil
Destination airport:Uberlândia Airport, MG (UDI/SBUL), Brazil
Narrative:
The Cessna 500 Citation I departed Belém, Brazil at 09:02 hours on a flight to Uberlândia. While en route the pilot radioed that smoke was observed coming from the instrument panel, limiting his visibility. He reported that the flight was returning to Belém.
The aircraft crashed into Rio Acará at 09:27, close to the city of Acará.

Sources:
» Jornal do Brasil 14 March 1975 p.18


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