Aeroclube change alternatives are discussed in open court

Residents ask to change the Aero Club, once in place have been several accidents involving small aircraft.
17/04/2017 10h23 - Updated 17/04/2017 15h54
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The Manaus Aero Club transfer alternatives to more appropriate location and secure, outside the urban area, They will be discussed at a public hearing requested by the state deputy Luiz Castro (Network). The meeting takes place on Monday, in the morning, na sala Beth Azize, the Amazonas Legislative Assembly (hazard).

On Tuesday (11) Deputy Luiz Castro met with representatives of air taxi companies that Aperam in Aeroclube, to discuss the status of the airfield and reached a consensus in favor of withdrawal of proposal to another location.

In the assessment of deputy, the Aero Club provides an important service that can not be disabled, but where it is installed, in Flores neighborhood, It is no longer appropriate to the landing activity and decolag, due to the risk of accidents with aircraft, in an area surrounded by residences.

There have been several accidents involving small aircraft, causing numerous deaths. The most recent took place in December 2016, when an Embraer 721D aircraft crashed near the Union neighborhood killing six people, shortly after takeoff from the Aero Club.

Luiz Castro also requested the intervention of the Federal Public Ministry (MPF) urgent and preventive action in question, note the residents of nearby neighborhoods, who feel threatened accidents with aircraft.
In Monday's hearing technical issues will be discussed for the installation of Aeroclube elsewhere. There is already an indication of land in the municipality of Iranduba, that according to the deputy Sabá Reis, It will be given by the State Government for the activities of the aerodrome.

Should participate in the discussion representatives of the MPF, State Government, Federal Government, Aeronautics and residents of adjacent neighborhoods.


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