Company Watch - Gol Airlines.Oct 9, 2006
Brazilian Planes Collide, 155 Missing. A Brazilian Gol passenger plane with 155 people on board disappeared over the Amazon jungle on Friday after colliding with a small plane, the company and news reports said. The mayor of a remote town in the central state of Mato Grosso Mato Grosso (mä`t grô`s) [Port.,=thick forest], state (1996 pop. said the plane had crashed on a farm in Peixoto de Azevedo Peixoto de Azevedo is a city located in the state of Mato Grosso, Brazil. On September 30, 2006, the wreckage of the Brazilian Gol Flight 1907 was found approximately 200 kilometers (120 miles) east of the town. municipality MUNICIPALITY. The body of officers, taken collectively, belonging to a city, who are appointed to manage its affairs and defend its interests. . Gol flight 1907, flying from the principle Amazon city of Manaus bound for the national capital Brasilia, disappeared after losing radar contact, the company said. The head of Brazil's airports authority, Infraero, said the Gol aircraft collided with another smaller plane, Globo news agency reported. The smaller plane, an executive jet, was able to land in a town called Serra do Cachimbo even though it suffered wing damage, Globo reported. Cachimbo is deep in the jungle about midway between Manaus and Brasilia. Celso Gick, a spokesman in the Amazon region for Infraero, said the Boeing 737-800 was carrying 149 passengers and six crew members. Oct 2, 2006
Brazil Steps Up Search For Air Crash Victims. The Brazilian government on Sunday sent an extra 80 troops to join a search in the Amazon rainforest The Amazon Rainforest (Brazilian Portuguese: Floresta Amazônica or Amazônia; Spanish: Selva Amazónica or Amazonía) is a moist broadleaf forest in the Amazon Basin of South America. for victims of Brazil's worst plane disaster which killed 154 people. They reinforce 37 soldiers who have been combing the remote forest area in northern Brazil where a Boeing 737-800 of low-cost airline Gol crashed on September 29. By Saturday night, soldiers had recovered 117 bodies, the Brazilian Air Force The Brazilian Air Force (Portuguese: Força Aérea Brasileira, FAB) is the aerial warfare branch of the Brazilian armed forces and one of the three national uniformed services. said in a statement. Relatives of the victims have complained that the corpses may soon become too decomposed de·com·pose
v. de·com·posed, de·com·pos·ing, de·com·pos·es
1. To separate into components or basic elements.
2. To cause to rot.
1. to be identified and that body parts could be devoured by wild animals WILD ANIMALS. Animals in a state of nature; animals ferae naturae. Vide Animals; Ferae naturae. . Oct 8, 2006
Gol Plane Skids Off Runway, No Injuries. Brazilian low-cost carrier A low-cost carrier or low-cost airline (also known as a no-frills or discount carrier / airline) is an airline that offers generally low fares in exchange for eliminating many traditional passenger services. Gol said on Friday one of its planes slid off the runway at Sao Paulo's Congonhas domestic airport but no passengers were hurt. Gol flight 1941 from Cuiaba in Mato Grosso state landed at the Sao Paulo airport at 6:05 a.m. local time (0505 EDT/1005 GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) See UTC.
GMT - Universal Time 1 ), sliding up to a grassy area, where it stopped. A Gol spokesman said the plane skidded off the runway because of light rain. Sao Paulo's domestic airport, the busiest in Brazil, halted all landing and takeoffs briefly while Gol's plane was removed from the runway. A Boeing 737-800 belonging to Gol crashed into the Amazon jungle last week, killing all 154 people onboard. Oct 6, 2006
Air Force commander Luiz Carlos Bueno Carlos Heber Bueno Suárez (born May 10, 1980 in Artigas) is a Uruguayan football player, who is under contract with Boca Juniors. Club career
Weighing in at 72 kg and standing at 1,78 m, Bueno started his career at Peñarol, moving abroad in 2005, representing French side said on Monday the two planes invloved in Brazil's worst plane disaster were flying at 37,000 feet, which means that one of them had abandoned its flight plan. In any case, it was not clear why the modern collision avoidance See collision avoidance system. equipment installed on both planes didn't prevent the accident, local aviation authorities said. The black box from the Boeing will probably be taken to the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. for analysis, after which it will be compared with the data from the Legacy jet, made by Brazil's Embraer, Bueno said. The US National Transportation Safety Board also sent investigators to Brazil to assist in the probe of the Gol crash. Oct 3, 2006
Brazilian Planes Collide, 155 Missing. A Brazilian Gol passenger plane with 155 people on board disappeared over the Amazon jungle on Friday after colliding with a small plane, the company and news reports said. The mayor of a remote town in the central state of Mato Grosso said the plane had crashed on a farm in Peixoto de Azevedo municipality. Gol flight 1907, flying from the principle Amazon city of Manaus bound for the national capital Brasilia, disappeared after losing radar contact, the company said. The head of Brazil's airports authority, Infraero, said the Gol aircraft collided with another smaller plane, Globo news agency reported. The smaller plane, an executive jet, was able to land in a town called Serra do Cachimbo even though it suffered wing damage, Globo reported. Cachimbo is deep in the jungle about midway between Manaus and Brasilia. Celso Gick, a spokesman in the Amazon region for Infraero, said the Boeing 737-800 was carrying 149 passengers and six crew members. Oct 2, 2006
First Bodies Recovered From Brazil Plane Crash. Rescuers recovered the first two bodies from the wreckage of a crashed Brazilian passenger plane in the Amazon jungle on Sunday and reported that none of the 155 people on board had survived, the Brazilian Air Force said. The crash of the new Boeing 737-800 belonging to low-cost airline Gol is Brazil's worst aviation disaster. Search and rescue teams had to rappel down from helicopters while others hacked their way through thick jungle to reach the wreckage after the plane went down in remote Mato Grosso state on Friday. They found the first two bodies before halting their search when night fell, an air force statement said. The corpses were loaded onto helicopters and taken to an air force base. All 149 passengers and six crew on board had been killed, the air force said, confirming what had been feared. The crash appeared to have been caused by a collision between the Boeing and a small executive jet, the aviation authority ANAC ANAC Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil (Brasil)
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Gol officials said there were 113 men and 42 women on board flight 1907 that carshed, including an 11-month-old boy and four children. The airline said there were only about half a dozen foreigners Foreigners
the condition of being an alien.
Law. the seizure of foreign subjects to enforce a claim for justice or other right against their nation.
Rare. on the flight, though the company didn't disclose their nationalities. Authorities lost radar contact with Gol flight 1907 on Friday afternoon during its journey from the principal Amazon city of Manaus to the capital Brasilia, the airline said. Search planes found the crash site in Mato Grosso state, about 1,000 km northwest of Brasilia. Friends and relatives, many wearing dark sunglasses sunglasses A tinted pair of glasses used to ↓ light arriving at the eye, which are labeled according to the amount of UV light blocked; nonprescription glasses are classified according to use and amount of UV radiation blocked
Sunglasses and hugging and crying, gathered on the patio of a hotel in Brasilia waiting for details. Most could not utter more than one word before bursting into tears. Denise Abreu, director of civil aviation authority Civil Aviation Authority civil (Brit) n → Behörde f für Zivilluftfahrt ANAC, said signs indicated there had been a mid-air collision A mid-air collision (MAC) is an aviation accident where two or more aircraft come into unplanned contact during flight. Due to the high velocities involved in modern aviation, this usually results in very severe damage (if not total destruction) of all aircraft involved. with a smaller jet, which landed safely. Oct 2, 2006
The Gol plane that crashed in the Amazon jungle was received new from Boeing on September 12 and had only 234 flight hours, the company said. Until now, the worst air disaster in Brazilian history was the June 1982 crash of a Vasp flight which hit a mountain near Fortaleza in northeastern Brazil, killing 137 people. Oct 2, 2006
A Boeing 737-800 of low-cost airline Gol crashed on September 29 Brazil's air traffic control has said that the accident occurred after an executive jet piloted by two US citizens crossed paths with the passenger plane. The jet, which lost a winglet wing·let
1. A small or rudimentary wing.
2. A short, almost vertical stabilizing fin projecting from the tip of an aircraft wing. , made a safe emergency landing. On Saturday, a Brazilian court ordered that the new ExcelAire Embraer Legacy business jet be retained in Brazil while an investigation into the crash continues. Police last week confiscated con·fis·cate
tr.v. con·fis·cat·ed, con·fis·cat·ing, con·fis·cates
1. To seize (private property) for the public treasury.
2. To seize by or as if by authority. See Synonyms at appropriate.
adj. the passports of the US pilot and co-pilot. Preliminary results of the crash probe are expected in coming days. Any pilot or controller found guilty in the crash could be jailed for up to five years, state security officials said. Brazil's chief air traffic controller, Brig Brig, town, Switzerland
Brig (brēk), Fr. Brigue, town, Valais canton, S Switzerland, on the Rhône River, at the north entrance of the Simplon Tunnel. . Lt. Roberto Vilarhino, said on Thursday that the executive jet was flying at the wrong altitude when it crossed paths with the Gol airliner. But he said that he could not yet blame anyone for the crash and did not rule out equipment failure. Vilarhino said that the Legacy's transponder A receiver/transmitter on a communications satellite. It receives a microwave signal from earth (uplink), amplifies it and retransmits it back to earth at a different frequency (downlink). A satellite has several transponders. , which gives details about an aircraft's location, was apparently not working. Some Brazilian officials have suggested that the pilots may have turned off the instrument. Oct 8, 2006
Air Force commander Luiz Carlos Bueno said on Monday both planes involved in the Gol fatal crash were flying at 37,000 feet, which means that one of them had strayed from its flight plan. Investigators want to know why modern collision avoidance equipment installed on both planes did not prevent the accident, local aviation authorities said. Brazilian news reports have offered a range of conflicting theories about the accident's cause, some speculating that the Embraer Legacy business jet may have deviated from its flight plan. Christine Negroni
At the Gol crash site in a dense, remote area in the Brazilian rain forest, salvage crews had recovered the remains of about 50 victims by Tuesday, including the airliner's two pilots. A badly damaged black box from the Boeing will probably be taken for analysis to the United States or Canada, after which it will be compared with the data from the business jet, aviation authorities said. As it often does, the US National Transportation Safety Board sent investigators to help with the probe in Brazil. Grieving grieving Mourning, see there relatives were asked to provide dental records Dental Records is a small, independent metal record label, based in Ipswich, UK. Artists
Bodies Found At Brazilian Plane Crash Site. Searchers found dozens of bodies at the Amazon site of Brazil's worst plane disaster on Tuesday and started to fly remains to the capital as investigators tried to determine how two planes collided. An air force spokesman said coroners and rescue workers were trying to separate human remains, but could not say how many corpses had been found. All 155 people on board the Boeing 737-800, owned by budget airline Gol, died in Friday's crash. The first remains found on Sunday were being sent to Brasilia today, he said. Earlier, aviation officials said more than 100 bodies had been found, but the air force, which is in charge of the search, could not confirm the number. Meanwhile, two US pilots of a smaller Legacy executive jet that authorities believe clipped the Boeing arrived in Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro, city, Brazil
Rio de Janeiro (rē`ō də zhänā`rō, Port. rē` thĭ zhənĕē`r from the Amazon for medical and psychological tests Psychological Tests Definition
Psychological tests are written, visual, or verbal evaluations administered to assess the cognitive and emotional functioning of children and adults. at the Aerospace Medical Center as part of the investigation. They cannot leave Brazil while the probe is on. The ExcelAire Embraer Legacy 600 jet, landed at a military base in the jungle at Cachimbo, after losing a winglet in a collision. None of the seven people on board were hurt. Oct 3, 2006
Brazilian Crash Victim Relatives Journey To Site. Grieving relatives of 155 people killed in Brazil's worst aviation disaster arrived in the Amazon on Monday to fly over the wreckage as searchers tried to recover corpses in the dense jungle. The relatives had earlier complained that authorities kept them in the dark about the search for bodies and the investigation into Friday's crash of a brand-new Boeing 737-800 belonging to Brazil's budget airline Gol. All 149 passengers and six crew died in the crash after the plane and a smaller executive jet appear to have clipped wings in mid-air. The Brazilian Air Force reported that rescue teams recovered the black box flight recorder flight recorder
Instrument that records the performance and condition of an aircraft in flight. Regulatory agencies require these devices on commercial aircraft to make possible the analysis of crashes or other unusual occurrences. of the Gol plane. The air force flew a group of six victims' relatives to the crash site in northern Mato Grosso state, about 1,000 km northwest of Brasilia. An air force spokesman said the idea was to show to them how difficult it was for rescue workers to reach the plane, which plunged nose first into the rain forest and disintegrated. Only two bodies were recovered by Sunday. The disaster site was found on Saturday and rescuers had to rappel down from helicopters while others hacked through thick jungle guided by local Indians to reach the wreckage. The smaller executive jet involved in the incident made an emergency landing at the Cachimbo air force base on Friday with five passengers on board, none of whom was hurt. The Gol plane had departed from Manaus, a river port, tourist center and manufacturing zone in the heart of the Amazon, bound for Brasilia with a final destination of Rio de Janeiro. The previous worst air disaster in Brazilian history was the June 1982 crash of a Vasp flight which hit a mountain near Fortaleza in northeastern Brazil, killing 137 people. Oct 3, 2006
Gol said the flight that crashed had 155 passengers on board but made no mention of crew members. Brazil's civil aviation authority said the plane was transporting 155 people and lost contact around the town of Sao Felix do Xingu. At Brasilia airport, dozens of friends and relatives, many weeping, gathered anxiously to await news. Gol is a low-cost carrier that has expanded rapidly in recent years to become Brazil's number two airline and to offer flights to neighboring neigh·bor
1. One who lives near or next to another.
2. A person, place, or thing adjacent to or located near another.
3. A fellow human.
4. Used as a form of familiar address.
v. countries. With its orange and white colors and stylized styl·ize
tr.v. styl·ized, styl·iz·ing, styl·iz·es
1. To restrict or make conform to a particular style.
2. To represent conventionally; conventionalize. casual uniforms, it is an instantly recognizable brand in Brazil and one of its most successful new businesses. Manaus is host to a number of foreign-owned manufacturing plants making motorcycles, computers and other goods in its duty free zone. It is also a base for tourism in the Amazon, the world's largest rain forest, and a headquarters for several environmental groups. CBN CBN - call-by-name radio said at least 20 passengers were employees of Yamaha, the Japanese conglomerate. The flight left Manaus at 2:36 p.m. local time (1836 GMT) but did not arrive in Brasilia at 6:12 p.m. (2112 GMT) as scheduled, a spokesman for Manaus Airport said. This is the first major crash involving Gol, which was founded in 2001. In the last major airline crash in Brazil, 33 people were killed when a plane belonging to regional carrier Rico Linhas Aereas crashed in the Amazon flying from Sao Paulo de Olivenca to Manaus on May 14, 2004. Oct 2, 2006
No Sign Of Life At Brazilian Jet Crash Site. Military searchers on Saturday were at the site of the wreckage of a Brazilian passenger plane that crashed a day earlier in remote Amazon jungle with 155 people on board. President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said there was no sign of survivors. The new Boeing 737-800 operated by Brazilian low-cost carrier Gol probably crushed into the ground nose first after it clipped a smaller executive jet, the head of Brazil's airport authority Infraero said. If the death toll is confirmed, it will be the worst aviation accident in Brazil's history. Brazil's military suspended the search and rescue mission Noun 1. search and rescue mission - a rescue mission to search for survivors and to rescue them
deliverance, rescue, saving, delivery - recovery or preservation from loss or danger; "work is the deliverance of mankind"; "a surgeon's job is the saving of lives" as dusk set in the thick forested area and will resume Sunday morning Sunday Morning may refer to:
Brazil Seizes Passports Of US Pilots Tied To Crash. Brazilian authorities confiscated the passports of two American pilots on Tuesday who were flying a business jet that apparently collided with a Gol commercial airliner that crashed last week deep in the Amazon jungle, killing all 155 people on board. Judge Tiago de Abril in Mato Grosso state, where the plane went down, said police had seized the passports of Joe Lepore and Jan Paladino on his orders for the duration of the investigation. The two pilots, who were flying a newly built executive jet that authorities believe clipped the Boeing 737-800 in midair, arrived on Tuesday in Rio de Janeiro for medical and psychological tests as part of the investigation. They face more questioning on Wednesday. Oct 4, 2006
The business jet involved in the Gol fatal crash, an Embraer Legacy 600 made by Brazilian manufacturer Embraer, was recently purchased by ExcelAire Service, a charter company based in Ronkonkoma, New York Ronkonkoma is a census-designated place (CDP) in Suffolk County, New York, United States. The population was 20,029 at the 2000 census.
Ronkonkoma is a community in the Town of Islip. . The pilots were flying it to the United States when it apparently hit the airliner flown by low-cost Brazilian carrier Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes. The business jet was able to land safely at a military base in the jungle. None of the seven people on board were hurt. Oct 4, 2006
The executive jet involved in the Gol crash, a Legacy 600 made by Embraer and owned by Excel Airways airways Anatomy The 'pipes'–trachea, bronchi, bronchioles–through which air passes to and from the alveoli. See Small airways. , made an emergency landing at Cachimbo air force base on Friday with five passengers on board, none of whom was hurt. Its black box was being examined at Embraer's headquarters at Sao Jose dos Campos São José dos Cam·pos
A city of southeast Brazil east-northeast of São Paulo. It is a major center of Brazil's aircraft industry. Population: 600,000.
Noun 1. in Sao Paulo state. The Gol plane's black box has not yet been found. Oct 2, 2006
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