Date & Time: Oct 7, 2011 at 1730 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 550 Citation II
Operator:
Registration:
PT-LJJ
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
550-0247
YOM:
1981
Country:
Brazil
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Aircraft was performing a charter flight with a crew of two and three passengers on board, among them the famous Brazilian singer Eduardo Costa. Following an uneventful flight, crew started the descent to Manhuaçu-Elias Breder Airport. After touch down, aircraft encountered problem to stop and overrun. It hit a concrete fence and lost its nose gear before coming to rest. While all five occupants were injured, aircraft was considered as damaged beyond repair. Eduardo Costa broke his nose and right hand during the accident.