TEHRAN, Sep. 17 (MNA) – Fourteen people on a small jet died when the plane crashed in Brazil’s northern Amazonas state on Saturday, the state’s governor said. The accident took place in the Barcelos province, some 400 km (248 miles) from the state capital, Manaus, Reuters reported. “I deeply regret the death of the 12 passengers and two crew members who were victims of the plane crash in Barcelos on Saturday,” said Wilson Lima, Governor of Amazonas state on X, formerly known as Twitter. “Our teams have been working from the outset to provide the necessary support. In an interview with O Globo newspaper, Governor Lima said that the bodies had already been removed from the aircraft and that the victims were Brazilian tourists.
Source: GNN Liberia September 17, 2023 14:21 UTC