ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 76225
Last updated: 2 September 2014
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Date:10-AUG-2010
Time:3:45pm LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SR20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cirrus SR20 SRV G2
Owner/operator:CD1636 Inc. Trustee
Registration: N470RD
C/n / msn: 1636
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:In a field in Hornton, near Banbury, north Oxfordshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Turweston, Buckinghamshire
Destination airport:Weston, Ireland
Narrative:
The CAPS emergency parachute of the Cirrus SR20 SRV G2 was activated (reason not yet known) and the descent ended in a field in Hornton, near Banbury, north Oxfordhire. During the scary adventure the aircraft (or its CAPS parachute) clipped some powerlines and cut off the electricty in the neighbourhood. It descended into trees, which reduced the force of the impact.Both occupants escaped unhurt.

Per the offcial AAIB report: "The aircraft adopted an unusual attitude while the pilot’s attention was directed to the autopilot and GPS controls on the centre console. On recognising this unusual attitude, the pilot made a brief attempt to recover control before activating the aircraft’s ballistic recovery system. The aircraft descended under the parachute and landed in open ground"

Sources:
http://www.banburyguardian.co.uk/news/Plane-crash-in-Hornton.6467399.jp
http://www.aaib.gov.uk/cms_resources.cfm?file=/Cirrus%20SR20,%20N470RD%2007-11.pdf
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-oxfordshire-10930035

Cirrus SR20 N470RD SR20 N470RD Cardiff 160307

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Aug-2010 19:18 RobertMB Added
12-Aug-2010 04:30 99.196.197.122 Updated [Narrative]
14-Oct-2012 10:48 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
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