Rico Linhas Aéreas Flight 4815

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Rico Linhas Aéreas Flight 4815
Occurrence summary
Date 14 April 2004
Site Near Manaus, Brazil
Passengers 30
Crew 3
Injuries (non-fatal) 0
Fatalities 33
Survivors 0
Aircraft type Embraer EMB 120 Brasilia
Operator Rico Linhas Aéreas
Registration PT-WRO

On 14 April 2004, Rico Linhas Aéreas flight 4815 was operating a service from São Paulo de Olivença to Manaus with a stopover in Tefé, Brazil. The Embraer 120ER Brasília registration PT-WRO had 30 passengers and 3 crew on board. The flight was on approach to Manaus but at 18:30 the aircraft dropped off radar and some minutes later the flight was found 33 km (21 mi) near Manaus. The crash of flight 4815 killed all 33 on board the aircraft; the cause of the accident was not determined.[1]


  1. ^ "Accident description PT-WRO". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 14 July 2011. 

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