- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: February 07, 2009
Time: 14:00
Location: Manacapuru, Brazil
Operator: Aerotaxi Manaus
Flight #: ?
Route: Coari - Manus
AC Type: Bandeirante EMB-110P1
Registration: PT-SEA
cn / ln: 110352
Aboard: 28   (passengers:26  crew:2)
Fatalities: 24   (passengers:22  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: The plane was being used as an air taxi to ferry passengers between cities when it crashed in the Manacapuru River, 50 miles from Manus. The plane took off under warning of strong winds and rain. The crew asked permission to return shortly after takeoff because they lost an engine.The plane disappeared from radar and lost contact with ATC.The plane crashed into the river when the crew tried to land the plane on an abandoned runway in the town of Manacapuru.
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