Serious incident Cirrus SR20 PP-CIE, 24 Mar 2012
ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 144609
 
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:24-MAR-2012
Time:20:45 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic SR20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cirrus SR20
Owner/operator:Plane Importação e Exportação de Aeronaves e Peças Ltd
Registration: PP-CIE
MSN: 1050
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Serious incident
Location:Fazenda Cajuru, Itu, SP -   Brazil
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Jundiaí-Comte. Rolim Adolfo Amaro-Jundiaí State Airport, SP (SBJD)
Destination airport:Sorocaba Airport, SP (SOD/SDCO)
Investigating agency: CENIPA
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
The aircraft took off from Comandante Rolim Adolfo Amaro Aerodrome (SBJD), Jundiaí, SP, at 20:00 UTC to perform a local flight over the city of Itu, SP, with one pilot and one passenger on board.
On the way back, leveled off at 4,000 ft, the pilot observed a drop in the fuel flow indication. He initiated the emergency procedure provided for in the aircraft manual, and then the engine shut down in flight.
The pilot activated the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System (CAPS) and the aircraft landed in a pasture area at Fazenda Cajuru, Itu, SP.
The aircraft had minor damage. The pilot and passenger were unharmed.

The presence of a foreign material prevented the normal flow of fuel for the correct operation of the powerplant, causing the engine failure of PP-CIE.
It was not possible to determine when the fragment entered the aircraft fuel system, and the most likely hypothesis is that it is a contaminant residue introduced during a maintenance procedure.

Sources:

http://www.cruzeirodosul.inf.br/acessarmateria.jsf?id=374532
http://www.aeromuseu.com.br/rab_pp.htm

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: CENIPA
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report
Location


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Mar-2012 22:04 bobvcosta Added
25-Mar-2012 23:58 Geno Updated [Cn, Source, Narrative]
26-Mar-2012 03:17 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Nature, Narrative]
11-Nov-2022 20:15 harro Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Category, Accident report]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description

The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2023 Flight Safety Foundation

701 N. Fairfax St., Ste. 250
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
www.FlightSafety.org