A passenger airplane crash in Brazil’s Amazonas state on Saturday (September 16). All passengers on the airplane have been killed. State Governor Wilson Lima confirmed this info. AP and BBC information.
He wrote on social media, “I’m deeply saddened by the loss of life of 12 passengers and two crew members in a airplane crash in Barcelona on Saturday.” The Embraer PT-SOG airplane took off from Manaus and crashed whereas attempting to land throughout heavy rain, native media reported.
In keeping with stories, the passengers have been Brazilian vacationers and have been visiting the realm for fishing. An investigation into the airplane crash has already began.
The safety secretary of the state of Amazonas additionally stated that, based mostly on preliminary investigations, it’s believed that the plane skidded off the runway and crashed whereas attempting to land in Barcelos amid heavy rain and low mild.
Governor Wilson Lima additionally stated, “Our staff is on the scene.” He expressed deep condolences to the households of the victims.