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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 179585
Last updated: 30 May 2020
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Time:10:20 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C170 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 170A
Owner/operator:LUAR Propaganda Aérea Ltda
Registration: PT-AMA
C/n / msn: 18716
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rio Preto, SP -   Brazil
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:São José do Rio Preto
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: CENIPA
Crashed. Occupants serious injured.

Contributing factors
a - Human Factor
(1) Psychological aspect: contributed
There was the participation of various psychologies, at individual level, that interfered in the pilot's performance when planning and supplying the aircraft.
b - Operational factor:
(1) Poor judgement: contributed
The pilot made a mistake in assessing the mission to be carried out inappropriately, thus carrying out inadequate supplies for the planned flight time.
(2) Poor Planning: contributed
The flight was not properly prepared, the crew member made a mistake in planning the 20-minute stage, which actually lasted about 50 minutes.
(3) Flight discipline: contributes to
The pilot disobeyed the Brazilian Aeronautical Code by "using or employing aircraft to perform an activity other than that for which he is licensed" and "transporting passengers in an inadequate place in the aircraft", as well as AIP-Brasil (RAC), by not filling the aircraft with enough fuel for the VFR flight.


Folha de São Paulo 4 November 1991, p1

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: CENIPA
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

15-Sep-2015 18:32 TB Added
30-May-2020 07:17 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
30-May-2020 07:21 harro Updated [Narrative, Accident report, ]

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