Accident Rupert Vimana R-12 PU-ARI,
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Date:Thursday 5 January 2023
Time:c. 16:19
Type:Rupert Vimana R-12
Registration: PU-ARI
MSN: JN001
Year of manufacture:1998
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Aquiraz, Fortaleza, CE -   Brazil
Phase: En route
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Destination airport:
Investigating agency: CENIPA
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
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.

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