Fourteen individuals, including passengers from Brazil and America, tragically lost their lives in a plane crash during a fishing trip to Barcelona, Brazil. The accident occurred at 11:30 pm Indian time in Barcelos province, about 400 km away from Manaus, the capital of Amazonas. Brazil’s Civil Defense has confirmed all fatalities. The state governor, Wilson Lima, expressed condolences to the victims’ families and friends.
Tragic Plane Crash during Fishing Trip 14 Lives Lost in Brazil
The ill-fated plane belonged to Manuas Aerotaxi Airline, and the company released a statement acknowledging the accident and mentioning the ongoing investigation. The state government disclosed that the passengers were Brazilian men en route to Brasília for a fishing expedition. Adverse weather, including heavy rain, is believed to have played a role in the crash, potentially hindering the pilot’s ability to locate the landing strip.