Accident Rupert Vimana R-12 PU-ARI, 05 Jan 2023
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 305573
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Time:c. 16:19
Type:Rupert Vimana R-12
Registration: PU-ARI
MSN: JN001
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Aquiraz, Fortaleza, CE -   Brazil
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: CENIPA
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
An experimental Rupert Vimana R-12, amateur built by João França Neto, crashed in sea near Aquiraz, Fortaleza, Ceará.
The sole pilot onboard died and the ultralight was damaged beyond repair.

Witnesses reported that they heard an "explosion" and saw both wings broke inflight.

Sources: (video)

Revision history:

06-Jan-2023 07:38 Victor Added
06-Jan-2023 09:40 RobertMB Updated [Time, Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative, Plane category]
06-Jan-2023 09:45 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
07-Jan-2023 21:17 Captain Adam Updated [Location, Embed code, Narrative]
08-Jan-2023 00:13 RobertMB Updated [Time, Narrative]

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