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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 149196
Last updated: 13 July 2020
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Time:17:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172R
Owner/operator:Unknown (illegal flight)
Registration: PT-WYK
C/n / msn: 80493
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:São Francisco do Flexal, Amapá -   Brazil
Phase: En route
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:Curiaú Aerodrome
Destination airport:Ferreira Gomes Aerodrome
The Cessna 172R PT-WYK crashed near the community of São Francisco do Flexal, within 44 kilometers of Macapa. The pilot died at the time of the fall. The wreckage and the bodies were found on the morning of Monday (10), by community residents.
According to information released by the Tactical Air Group (GTA), the single-engine plane departed from an airstrip in the Community Curiaú at around 15:30 LT and fell around 17:00 LT. According to the Brazilian Airport Infrastructure Company (Infraero), the flight plan was not informed and therefore, the trip is considered illegal.
The man who was piloting the aircraft was not authorized to piloting aircraft. The flight was considered illegal, so the Center for Investigation and Prevention of Aeronautical Accidents (Cenipa) will not investigate the case, getting the facts of investigations under the responsibility of the Civil Police of the state of Amapá.



Revision history:

17-Sep-2012 22:01 cleberjc Added
18-Sep-2012 10:46 cleberjc Updated [Location, Narrative]
20-Sep-2012 13:59 cleberjc Updated [Narrative]
02-Oct-2012 10:33 cleberjc Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Nature, Narrative]
01-Nov-2019 16:19 Uli Elch Updated [Operator]

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