Fourteen killed as tourist plane crashes in Brazil | EUROtoday

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A small passenger plane crashed in Brazil on Saturday, killing all 14 folks on board.

“I deeply regret the death of the 12 passengers and two crew members who were victims of the plane crash in Barcelos on Saturday,” Amazonas state Gov Wilson Lima introduced on X.

The plane, an Embraer PT-SOG, had reportedly departed from Manaus — the state capital — and was trying to land in heavy rain when it crashed, in keeping with native media experiences. It was carrying Brazilian vacationers who have been planning on going fishing.

According to AFP12 have been passengers and two have been crew members.

The Brazilian air power despatched a workforce from Manaus to gather data and protect any proof that might be used for the investigation into the crash, an Air Force assertion stated, in keeping with the Associated Press.

Local officers and the Brazilian Air Force are investigating the crash.

The Manaus Aerotaxi airline informed Reuters in an announcement: “We count on respect for the privacy of those involved at this difficult time and will be available to provide all necessary information and updates as the investigation progresses.”

Officials stated that two planes approaching Barcelos across the similar time needed to flip round to Manaus because of the inclement climate, AFP reported.