Incident Pipistrel Virus SW , 19 Apr 2022
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 277591
 
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Date:19-APR-2022
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic PIVI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Pipistrel Virus SW
Owner/operator:Unknown/Illegal Operation
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: None
Location:El Cablote, La Gomera, Escuintla -   Guatemala
Phase: Standing
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Guatemalan Air Force radars detected an illegal flight of a Pipistrel Virus SW aircraft entering Guatemalan airspace. Military units were able to secure the plane in El Cablote, La Gomera, Escuintla, but no pilot nor contents were found. It is believed the aircraft was used for drug smuggling operations.

Sources:

https://www.prensalibre.com/ahora/ciudades/escuintla/localizan-una-aeronave-abandonada-en-ruta-de-escuintla/

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Apr-2022 13:49 bobsuruncle Added

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