Emergency parachute use Accident Cirrus SR22 GTS G6 platinum PS-VAC,
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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
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:E of Belo Horizonte, MG -   Brazil
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
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
Narrative:
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

Sources:

https://www.airdatanews.com/six-people-survive-cirrus-sr22-flight-failure-after-parachute-deploys-in-brazil/
https://www.otempo.com.br/cidades/aviao-cai-em-sabara-apos-pane-piloto-conseguiu-acionar-paraquedas-1.2827621
https://sistemas.anac.gov.br/aeronaves/cons_rab_resposta.asp?textMarca=PSVAC
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/PSVAC/history/20230311/1442Z/SBBH/L%20-19.91309%20-43.73891

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