Pudhari Online Desk: Fourteen people have died in a plane crash in Brazil’s northern Amazon state on Saturday (Dec. 17). The accident occurred in Barcelos, about 400 km from Manaus. There is information that only American citizens are included in the dead. (Brazil aircraft crash)
Manaus Aerotaxi Airlines said it was investigating whether or not there was a plane crash. But no information regarding death has been made clear. According to media reports, the accident occurred while the plane was trying to land. Or fly from Manaus by plane. The accident occurred around 3:40 pm local time. The plane may have crashed due to bad weather; there are reports of heavy rain at the time of landing.
Amazonas state Governor Wilson Lima said in a social media post, “Deeply saddened by the deaths of 12 migrants and two crew members in Saturday’s plane crash in Barcelos.” Our team is working to provide urgent assistance. My condolences and prayers are with the families and relatives of the deceased.
Brazil: 14 dead as medium-sized aircraft crashes in Barcelos
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