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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 192826
Last updated: 3 March 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic R44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R44
Registration: PT-YPW
C/n / msn: 0400
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Buritama, SP -   Brazil
Phase: En route
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: CENIPA
The aircraft took off from an unknown location with a pilot and a passenger on board. Near the municipality of Buritama, SP, the aircraft collided with electric power transmission wires.
The aircraft was carrying the PP-MFM registration mark, however, the name plate in the aircraft itself carried PT-YPW markings. It appeared the Certificate of Airworthiness had expired in 2013.
The pilot and passenger suffered minor injuries. They were rescued at the crash site and subsequently were no longer located.
The aircraft suffered substantial damage.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: CENIPA
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report
Other occurrences involving this aircraft

25 Sep 2010 PT-YPW Novo Gama, GO unk
14 Dec 2014 PT-YPW Private 0 Buritama, São Paulo w/o

Revision history:

14-Jan-2017 08:09 junior sjc Added
26-May-2018 18:05 harro Updated [Registration, Cn, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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