The pilot died as a result of the crash of light Learjet 35 while landing at Pampulha airport in Brazil, two other people were injured, G1 portal reported on Monday, April 20.
According to preliminary information, the cause of the crash was an unopened landing gear. The plane went off the runway and crashed into a tree at the airport.
It is noted that the 76-year-old co-pilot named Eustaquio Avelar died. The first pilot, 28-year-old Gabriel Santos Nazareth, was taken by helicopter to the hospital in serious condition, the passenger, who was in the cabin, got only bruises.
It is reported that the eight-seat aircraft, manufactured in 1976, was performing a test flight after maintenance at the airport of Belo Horizonte with three people on board before the crash.