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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 240286
Last updated: 15 October 2020
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Date:18-AUG-2020
Time:17:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic IPAN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer EMB-201A Ipanema
Owner/operator:Protege Aero Agricola
Registration: PT-UAY
C/n / msn: 200525
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Unaí, Minas Gerais -   Brazil
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:Paracatu-Paracatu Airport, MG (SNZR)
Destination airport:Paracatu-Paracatu Airport, MG (SNZR)
Investigating agency: CENIPA
Narrative:
Aircraft took off from Maicom Manica Aerodrome (SJVU), Unaí, MG, in order to perform local area reconnaissance flight for future agricultural spraying, with a pilot on board. After eight minutes of flight the pilot crashed into the electrical grid and lost control of the aircraft, crashing into the ground.The aircraft suffered substantial damage.The pilot suffered fatal injuries.

Sources:

https://desastresaereosnews.blogspot.com/2020/08/piloto-morre-apos-queda-de-aviao.html
https://paracatu.net/view/9211-aviao-agricola-cai-em-fazenda-no-municipio-de-unai-e-deixa-uma-vitima-fatal
https://g1.globo.com/mg/grande-minas/noticia/2020/08/19/piloto-morre-apos-queda-de-aviao-na-zona-rural-de-unai.ghtml


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Aug-2020 05:58 jorgetadeu7 Added
20-Aug-2020 05:59 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Damage, Narrative]
26-Aug-2020 05:42 Victor Updated [Location, Source]
26-Aug-2020 12:14 harro Updated [Date, Source, Narrative]

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