NTSB Identification: MIA01WA154
Accident occurred Friday, April 27, 2001 in Carrasco, Uruguay
Aircraft: Piper PA-23-250, registration:
Injuries: 5 Uninjured.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On April 27, 2001, about 1610 universal coordinated time (UTC), a Piper PA-23-250, CX-DIA, registered to and operated by D.G.I.A, executed a forced landing with the landing gear retracted after experiencing an unusual nose-up attitude during final phase of approach at the Carrasco airport in Montevideo, Uruguay. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed, and an instrument flight plan was filed. The airplane incurred substantial damage. The pilot-in-command and four passengers received no injuries. The flight originated the day of the accident from the Alternativa International Airport in Durazno, Uruguay. The time of departure is unknown.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the government of Uruguay. Any further information pertaining this accident may be obtained from:

Tte. Cnel.(Av) Duilio Rebellato
Comision Investigadora de Accidentes de Aviacion D.I.P.A.I.A
YI 1444 2do Piso
Montevideo, Uruguay
Telephone 598-2-902-9536

This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information obtained from or released by the government of Uruguay.

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