Flight PW494 – ATR 42-500 – Precision Air
Toulouse, 7 November 2022 – Following the reported accident in Tanzania which occurred on the 6th of November involving an ATR 42-500 aircraft, our first thoughts are with the families and individuals affected by this accident.
The ATR specialists are responding in line with established international protocols, and are fully engaged to support the customer and the investigation.
ATR is the world number one regional aircraft manufacturer with its ATR 42 and 72 aircraft the best-selling aircraft in the less than 90-seat market segment. The unifying vision of the company’s employees is to help everyone, no matter where they are in the world, to connect and develop in a responsible manner. Thanks to the efficiency of turboprop technology and the benefits of the company’s focus on continuous innovation, ATR aircraft open over 130 new routes every year on average, burn 45% less fuel and emit 45% less CO2 than regional jets. For all of these reasons, ATR aircraft have been chosen by some 200 companies in 100 countries around the world. ATR is a joint-venture between Airbus and Leonardo.