Cessna 172N Skyhawk, N1009F: Accident occurred September 09, 2012 in Acreúna Municipality, Brazil
NTSB Identification: ERA13WA205
Accident occurred Sunday, September 09, 2012 in Acreúna Municipality, Brazil
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N1009F
Injuries: 4 Fatal.
This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.
On September 9, 2012, at 2000 universal coordinated time, a Cessna 172N, U.S. registration N1009F, was destroyed when it impacted the ground after the pilot lost control after takeoff. The pilot and three passengers were fatally injured. The pilot was conducting scenic flights in the vicinity of Acreúna Municipality, State of Goiás, Brazil.
This accident investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Aeronautical Accident Prevention and Investigation Center (CENIPA) of Brazil. Any further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:
Aeronautical Accident Investigation and Prevention Center
SHIS – QI 05-VI Comar
Brasília-DF, Brazil 71.615-600
Telephone: (55-61) 3364-8838
Fax: (55-61) 3365-1004
This report is for informational purposes and contains only information released by the Government of Brazil.
RIO DE JANEIRO – All four people aboard were killed when a single-engine airplane crashed during a sightseeing flight over the central Brazilian state of Goias, authorities said.
The accident took place around 4:30 p.m. Sunday in the municipality of Acreuna, 157 kilometers (97 miles) from Goiania, the state capital.
Killed were the pilot and three passengers: sisters Franciele and Andressa Alves Freitas, ages 19 and 14, respectively; and Nivia Maria Gomes Barros, 24.
The aircraft fell from the sky and hit the ground about 500 meters (1,600 feet) from the runway at the Acreuna flying club. Authorities are investigating to determine the cause of the crash.
Witnesses said the pilot/owner charged passengers 50 reais ($25) each for sightseeing flights. EFE
The aircraft’s pilot, Gary Paul Costa e Silva, 42, and three passing, name Francielle Alves Freitas, 19 years; Andressa Alves Freitas, 14, and Maria Gomes Nívia Barros, 24, died in the accident. They were doing a flight ‘scenic’ by the city, and each paid $ 50.00.
Francielle and Andressa are sisters. By telephone, the father of Francielle, entrepreneur Afrânio Rodrigues da Costa, said she leaves a daughter of 5 months old.
Soon Cenipa Channel Pilot Cessna 172 (N1009F) falls in Acreúna (GO): Four mortosA bank Nívia Maria lived in Caçu (GO) and spent the weekend with her boyfriend, Renato Alves Feitosa, 28 years. By phone, Renato told who made the scenic flight before the girlfriend and was on the airfield, hoping to return when she witnessed the accident: “The plane rose and fell soon after peak, about 500 meters past the runway.”
The housewife, Laura Arantes Candida, 50, lives near the airfield, and also says that the aircraft was scenic flights in the amount of $ 50 per person. The owner of the single-engine plane would have taken advantage of the motion this holiday weekend, when Acreúna performs the Agricultural Exhibition, to offer the attraction.
Misshel Faria, commander of the Fire Department of Santa Helena (GO), who attended the event, said: “The prefix N1009F, which is on the aircraft, there is (in Brazilian records). As the plane came from the United States, is probably not certified to fly in Brazil, “he explained.
The causes of the accident will be investigated by Cenipa.
Monomotor que fazia voos panorâmicos por R$ 50 cai e mata quatro pessoas em Acreúna (GO)