One person killed in Learjet 35 crash in Brazil

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The pilot was killed in the crash of a Learjet 35 light jet while landing at Brazil’s Pampulha airport, and two more people were injured, G1 reported on Monday, April 20.

According to preliminary data, the landing gear of the aircraft did not open, as a result of which it drove off the landing strip and crashed into a tree on the territory of the airport.

It is noted that a 76-year-old co-pilot named Eustachio Avelar died. The first pilot, 28-year-old Gabriel Santos Nazareth, was taken to the hospital by helicopter in serious condition, the passenger who was in the cabin escaped with bruises.

It is reported that the eight-seater aircraft of 1976 release before the crash performed a test flight after maintenance at the airport in the city of Belo Horizonte, there were three people on board.

Earlier, on April 7, it was reported that a light aircraft crashed near the city of Guayaquil in the province of Guayas in western Ecuador, killing six people.