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Owner/operator: Wheaton Brasil Vidros S.A.
C/n / msn: 1129
Fatalities: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities: 0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: Ubatuba, São Paulo - Brazil
Departure airport: SDAG Angra dos Reis Airport
Destination airport: SBMT Campo de Marte Airport, São Paulo
Investigating agency: CENIPA
The pilot of a Pilatus PC-12 attempted to make an emergency landing at Ubatuba airport. The aircraft crashed near the runway, after the pilot missed track reference. All occupants suffered minor injuries