Two deaths in plane crash Brazil

A Cessna C210N crashed in a housing estate in Sao Paulo, Brazil. At least two people died and 12 people got injured, according to the firefighting department. It is unclear wheter the casualties were in the plane or on the ground. 

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SAO PAULO – A Cessna C210N crashed in a housing estate in Sao Paulo, Brazil. At least two people died and 12 people got injured, according to the firefighting department. It is unclear wheter the casualties were in the plane or on the ground. 

The plane crashed shortly after take off from Campo do Marte, a small airport in the city, in a two stories high building. A spokesman said that the 12 wounded people suffered non-life-threatening injuries. The cause of the plane crash is yet unknown and the weather at the time of the crash was showery.

The Cessna C210 Centurion is a high performance single engine aircraft with room for maximum five passengers. Cessna manufactured 9240 C210’s, spread over 26 model variants. In 2006 the well-known test pilot Scott Crossfield crashed and died with a C210 after failing to obtain en-route weather information and subsequently flying into a thunderstorm.

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