MAP AT42 at Manaus on Jun 15th 2019, emergency return ends in gear up landing

Last Update: June 18, 2019 / 20:08:10 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 15, 2019

Classification
Accident

Flight number
PAM-5914

Destination
Carauari, Brazil

Aircraft Registration
PR-MPN

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-42

ICAO Type Designator
AT42

A MAP Linhas Aereas Avions de Transport Regional ATR-42-300, registration PR-MPN performing flight PAM-5914 from Manaus,AM to Carauari,AM (Brazil) with 34 passengers and 4 crew, was climbing out of Manaus when the crew needed to decide to return to Manaus due to an electrical failure. The aircraft joined the downwind and landed on Manaus' runway 11 with all gear up about 8 minutes later. Two people received minor injuries as result of the evacuation, the damage to the aircraft is being assessed.

The airline reported the aircraft needed to return to Manaus due to a mechanical break down, the crew followed all procedures and performed a successful emergency landing. Two people received minor injuries due to the rush to leave the aircraft.

Brazil's CENIPA have opened an investigation.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 15, 2019

Classification
Accident

Flight number
PAM-5914

Destination
Carauari, Brazil

Aircraft Registration
PR-MPN

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-42

ICAO Type Designator
AT42

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