Date & Time: Jul 10, 1998
Type of aircraft:
Mitsubishi MU-2 Marquise
Charter/Taxi (Non Scheduled Revenue Flight)
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
During the takeoff roll at São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, the crew encountered an engine failure and decided to abort. The airplane was stopped on the main runway and all five occupants escaped uninjured. However, debris punctured a fuel tank and the aircraft caught fire and was severely damaged by fire and later written off.
Uncontained failure on takeoff for unknown reasons.