King Air Crashes in Brazil

 - April 23, 2012, 11:33 AM

A Beechcraft C90B King Air crashed on April 20th, about 300 meters short of the runway at the Comandante Rolim Adolfo Amaro State Airport, 25 nm northwest of Sao Paulo Brazil. The aircraft caught fire after the crash and the single pilot occupant was killed. The aircraft was on a test flight after maintenance work. The pilot reported losing power shortly after takeoff and crashed during his attempt to return to the airport.