ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 73489
Last updated: 26 November 2014
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Date:09-APR-2004
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SR20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cirrus SR20
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: C-GEMC
C/n / msn: 1241
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:44 NM from Kelowna Airport, British Columbia -   Canada
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
About an hour after take off from Kelowna on a night VFR flight to Lethbridge, the pilot of the Cirrus SR20-G2 aeroplane (C-GEMC) reported a lateral fuel imbalance (left side heavy) and heading control (left yaw) problems. The aircraft entered a spiral and the pilot deployed the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System. The aircraft descended onto a steep mountain side at the 5,200-foot level. There were no injuries and the aircraft sustained minor damage at landing. SAR rescued the 4 occupants shortly after midnight and returned them to Kelowna. Weather conditions were suitable for VFR flight.

Sources:
CADORS 2004P0480


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Mar-2010 00:50 slowkid Added
03-Oct-2010 03:33 RobertMB Updated [Cn]
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