Accident Cirrus SR22 GTS G3 Turbo VH-WYH, 21 Nov 2012
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 150807
 
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Date:21-NOV-2012
Time:13:53 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SR22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cirrus SR22 GTS G3 Turbo
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: VH-WYH
MSN: 2880
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:10km south of Gilgandra, NSW -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:YEML
Destination airport:YSDU
Investigating agency: ATSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
During cruise the engine of a Cirrus SR22 GTS G3 Turbo failed and pilot decided to deploy the plane's ballistic parachute (CAPS).
The pilot had to make a forced landing and the plan crashed into a paddock 10km south of Gilgandra, NSW
The plane was extensively damaged.

Both occupants had to be treated in hospital for minor injuries.

Sources:

[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.police.nsw.gov.au/news/latest_releases?sq_content_src=%2BdXJsPWh0dHBzJTNBJTJGJTJGd3d3LmViaXoucG9saWNlLm5zdy5nb3YuYXUlMkZtZWRpYSUyRjI2ODY2Lmh0bWwmYWxsPTE%3D]
http://www.news.com.au/breaking-news/national/two-men-escape-from-plane-crash/story-e6frfku9-1226521663475
http://www.dailyliberal.com.au/story/1139644/plane-lucky-pilot-and-passenger-walk-away-from-crash/?cs=112
http://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2012/aair/ao-2012-154.aspx

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: ATSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Nov-2012 01:42 gerard57 Added
22-Nov-2012 03:10 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source]
23-Nov-2012 04:33 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
09-May-2020 14:16 harro Updated [Source, Accident report, ]

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