International Desk: A passenger plane crashed on Saturday (September 16) in the Amazonas state of Brazil. All passengers on the plane were killed. State Governor Wilson Lima confirmed this information. AP and BBC news.
He wrote on social media, "I am deeply saddened by the death of 12 passengers and two crew members in a plane crash in Barcelona on Saturday." The Embraer PT-SOG plane took off from Manaus and crashed while trying to land during heavy rain, local media reported. According to reports, the passengers were Brazilian tourists and were visiting the area for fishing.
An investigation into the plane crash has already started. The security secretary of the state of Amazonas also said that, based on preliminary investigations, it is believed that the plane skidded off the runway and crashed while trying to land in Barcelos amid heavy rain and low light. Governor Wilson Lima also said that our team is on the spot. He expressed deep condolences to the families of the victims.