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Narrative:The pilot of a Cirrus SR22 GTS activated the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System (CAPS) after an engine failure. The aircraft came down just off the coast of Andros, Bahamas.
Cirrus SR22 GTS
|Owner/operator:||M & W Aviation LLC|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Aircraft damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||Off the coast of Andros, Bahamas -
|Phase:|| En route|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities|
The U. S. Coast Guard deployed a HC-144 Ocean Sentry fixed-wing aircraft from Miami to locate the aircraft after a distress call.
Both occupants survived unhurt and were were hoisted into a U. S. Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from an emergency inflatable raft and flown to Odyssey Airport in Nassau, Bahamas
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