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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 212736
Last updated: 13 May 2019
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Date:27-JUN-2018
Time:20:00 UTC
Type:Piper PA-31
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: PT-IIU
C/n / msn: 31852
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rio Jamanxim, em Crepurizão , Distrito de Itaituba -   Brazil
Phase: En route
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:Guarantã do Norte, Mato Grosso
Destination airport:Apuí, Amazonas
Narrative:
A pilot reported to the Pará Civil Police that he had landed his plane in a river after witnessing a murder on board. Having killed the assassin, the pilot then made an emergency landing on the river. The police is trying to find out if the story is true.

The Civil Police said that preliminary information from the Military Police indicated that the plane could be involved in drugs trafficking though no drugs were found on board. The pilot was arrested, accused of carrying illegal weapons and ammunition. He was not charged with homicide because the bodies have not yet been found.

Sources:

https://g1.globo.com/pa/para/noticia/aviao-de-pequeno-porte-faz-pouso-forcado-em-rio-do-para-piloto-diz-a-policia-que-matou-homem-em-voo-apos-testemunhar-assassinato.ghtml
http://m.diarioonline.com.br/noticias/para/noticia-519764-aviao-pousa-no-para-apos-troca-de-tiros-e-assassinato-em-pleno-voo.html
http://www.diarioonline.com.br/noticias/para/noticia-519764-aviao-pousa-no-para-apos-troca-de-tiros-e-assassinato-em-pleno-voo.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Jun-2018 09:11 cleberjc Added
30-Jun-2018 11:41 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]

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