Marília Mendonça pilot and copilot bodies will be veiled this Sunday (7)

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The bodies of pilot Geraldo Martins Medeiros, 56, and co-pilot Tarcísio Pessoa Viana, 37, who died in the plane crash along with singer Marília Mendonça and two other passengers, will be veiled in Brasília this Sunday (7).

The body of the pilot Geraldo Martins will be watched in the morning at the Boa Esperança cemetery, in Brasília, and then on to a crematorium in Valparaíso de Goiás. The pilot leaves behind three children.

The co-pilot Tarcísio Viana will be watched at the Taguatinga cemetery, also in the Federal District. Tarcisio leaves behind two children and his wife, who is pregnant with the couple’s third child.

The bodies of the pilots were the last to be removed from the aircraft that crashed in the municipality of Caratinga, Minas Gerais, and were transported to Brasília by car.

The accident

The accident that killed Marília Mendonça and four other people happened in Piedade de Caratinga, in Vale do Rio Doce, in western Minas Gerais. The plane crashed at a distance of three kilometers from the airport in Caratinga, the city where the singer would perform.

The Brazilian Air Force (FAB) and the Civil Police of Minas Gerais are investigating the accident.

Reference: CNN Brasil

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