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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 76225
Last updated: 21 October 2016
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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:Southern Aircraft Consultancy Inc. Trustee
Registration: N470RD
C/n / msn: 1636
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Hornton, near Banbury, north Oxfordshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Turweston, Buckinghamshire (EGBT)
Destination airport:Weston, Ireland (EIWT)
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"

Aircraft later repaired, and attained a UK registration: became G-CHPG with effect from 19.12.2012


Revision history:

10-Aug-2010 19:18 RobertMB Added
12-Aug-2010 04:30 Updated [Narrative]
14-Oct-2012 10:48 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
17-Dec-2014 11:02 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
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