BY A STAFF REPORTER: At least 14 people were killed when a plane crashed in brazil's northern Amazon state on Saturday. The accident took place in the province of Barcelos, about 400 kilometres (248 miles) from the country's capital Manaus.
"I am deeply saddened by the loss of 12 passengers and two crew members in saturday's crash in Barcelona," Said Governor Wilson Lima. Our team has been working from the beginning to provide the necessary support. My thoughts and prayers are with their families and friends. '
Manaus Aerotaxi Airlines issued a statement confirming that an accident had occurred and that it was investigating but gave no details about the death or injuries.