Emergency parachute use Accident Cirrus SR22 GTS G6 platinum PS-VAC, Saturday 11 March 2023
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Date:Saturday 11 March 2023
Time:14:38 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic SR22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cirrus SR22 GTS G6 platinum
Owner/operator:Volare Equipamentos Aéreos SA
Registration: PS-VAC
MSN: 8966
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:E of Belo Horizonte, MG -   Brazil
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Belo Horizonte/Pampulha - Carlos Drummond de Andrade Airport, MG (PLU/SBBH)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
A Cirrus SR22 GTS G6 platinum force landed in rural terrain east of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, following deployment of the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System (CAPS, pull #143).
Six people were on board (four adults, a 3-year-old child and a 3-day-old newborn); no one was hurt.

ADS-B data shows that the aircraft departed from Belo Horizonte/Pampulha - Carlos Drummond de Andrade Airport, MG (PLU/SBBH) at 14:28 UTC. The aircraft reached a maximum altitude of 7000 feet at 14:35, after which it began a descending turn back towards PLU.
The CAPS was subsequently deployed at 14:37.

The aircraft was manufactured in 2022 and registered as PS-VAC on 11 February 2023.

Weather at the time of the accident (1438Z) was fine:
SBBH 111500Z 01002KT 9999 BKN035 BKN100 27/17 Q1018
SBBH 111400Z 11005KT 9999 BKN030 BKN100 26/17 Q1019





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