Rio De Janeiro:
Fourteen folks have been killed Saturday when a aircraft crashed within the Brazilian Amazon within the northern city of Barcelos, a preferred vacationer cease, the governor of Amazonas state stated.
Twelve passengers and two crew have been killed within the accident, Governor Wilson Lima wrote on X, previously generally known as Twitter.
Brazilian media studies stated there have been no survivors of the crash.
State officers didn’t instantly reply to requests for additional particulars.
Information web site G1 stated the aircraft was an 18-passenger EMB-110, a twin-engine turboprop manufactured by Brazilian aircraft-maker Embraer.
It was reportedly on its approach from the state capital, Manaus, to Barcelos, a couple of 90-minute flight.
Positioned on the Rio Negro, an Amazon tributary, it’s bordered by a number of nationwide parks and different protected areas.
Information web site UOL stated the passengers have been Brazilians touring to the area for sport fishing, citing state safety secretary Vinicius Almeida.
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