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Airplane crash in Brazil’s northern Amazon state leaves 14 lifeless

14 folks on board the airplane have been killed after the plane crashed in Brazil’s Amazon. X/@choquei

A airplane crash in Brazil’s northern Amazon state on Saturday has left 14 lifeless, the state’s governor mentioned.

The accident occurred within the Barcelos province, some 400 km (248 miles) from the state capital, Manaus.

“I deeply regret the death of the 12 passengers and two crew members who were victims of the plane crash in Barcelos on Saturday,” mentioned Wilson Lima, Governor of Amazonas state on X, previously generally known as Twitter. “Our teams have been working from the outset to provide the necessary support. My sympathy and prayers go out to their families and friends.”

The Manaus Aerotaxi airline issued an announcement confirming that there had been an accident and that it was investigating however providing no particulars about deaths or accidents.

“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,” the assertion mentioned.

The Embraer PT-SOG plane had taken off from Manaus, the Amazonas state capital and the largest metropolis within the Amazon, and was making an attempt to land in heavy rain when it crashed, native media reported.

Video footage posted by the Globo tv community confirmed the airplane mendacity on a muddy filth monitor with the entrance a part of the plane in inexperienced foliage. A few dozen individuals are seen standing close by holding umbrellas.

The Brazilian Air Drive despatched a crew from Manaus to gather data and protect any proof that could possibly be used for the investigation into the crash, an Air Drive assertion mentioned.

Some Brazilian media retailers reported that US residents have been amongst these killed. Reuters was unable to substantiate these studies.



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