Human error is the main line of investigation into the death of Teori Zavascki

O Minister, first speaker of Operation Lava Jet, He died in a plane crash on the outskirts of Paraty (RJ), a year ago.
10/01/2018 15h21 - Updated 10/01/2018 17h21
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Felipe Pontes – Agency Brazil

Human error is the main line of investigation into the death of the Minister of the Supreme Court (STF) Teori Zavascki, second partial report presented today (10) the Director-General of the Federal Police (PF), Fernando Segovia, the President of the Court, Minister Carmen Lucia. O Minister, first speaker of Operation Lava Jet, He died in a plane crash on the outskirts of Paraty (RJ) a year ago.

According to the officer responsible for the case, Rubens Maleiner, the main line of research suggests human error in the approach maneuvers of the runway the aircraft in Paraty. "This is the main line", he said. He said all skills indicate there was no sabotage against aircraft.

"The possibility of an intentional act against that flight was fairly explored, with several expert examinations and various investigative actions, and no evidence to that effect was found, on the contrary, the elements we have achieved so far, all lead to an unintended outcome and tragic, unfortunately, that flight ", disse Maleiner, who attended the meeting of nearly 1:30 a.m. with Carmen Lucia early on Wednesday (10).

Maleiner said there was no deadline for the definitive conclusion of the investigation, but he said that is close to finishing their work. "The investigation is ongoing, always important to remember that, anything we say here is temporary, It may possibly be modified, but it is in an advanced stage. "

three investigations were opened on death of Teori Zavascki, one by the Brazilian Air Force (FAB), a second by federal prosecutors (MPF) and the third by the Federal Police (PF). None have been completed to date.

The twin-engine plane carrying Teori Zavascki and four people, including the pilot, It crashed into the sea near Paraty, on the south coast of Rio de Janeiro, in 19 January last year. All occupants were killed.


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