Emergency parachute use Incident Pipistrel Virus SW 121 CX-FYJ, Monday 13 May 2024
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Date:Monday 13 May 2024
Time:c. 13:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PIVI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Pipistrel Virus SW 121
Owner/operator:Del Viento Aviation
Registration: CX-FYJ
MSN: VSW 1210002
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Marindia, Canelones -   Uruguay
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Montevideo-Carrasco Airport (MVD/SUMU)
Destination airport:Montevideo-Carrasco Airport (MVD/SUMU)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A Pipistrel Virus SW 121 experienced an engine failure and came to rest nose down in a wooded area after the activation of the BRS emergency parachute near Parque de los Pájaros, Marindia, Canelones.
The instructor and student pilot were not injured and the aircraft received relative minor damage.



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Revision history:

13-May-2024 18:50 gerard57 Added
13-May-2024 19:33 ASN Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Location, Source, Narrative]
13-May-2024 19:40 ASN Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Nature, Source]
13-May-2024 19:46 vasilf Updated [Total occupants]
13-May-2024 20:38 vasilf Updated [Embed code]
13-May-2024 20:38 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative, Category]
13-May-2024 20:43 vasilf Updated [Embed code]
13-May-2024 22:31 Captain Adam Updated [Damage, Narrative]
13-May-2024 23:45 RobertMB Updated [Damage, Narrative]

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