Incident Cirrus SR20 C-GEMC,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 73489
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Date:Thursday 8 April 2004
Type:Silhouette image of generic SR20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cirrus SR20
Registration: C-GEMC
MSN: 1241
Year of manufacture:2002
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:44 NM from Kelowna Airport, British Columbia -   Canada
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: TSB
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
About an hour after take off from Kelowna on a night VFR flight to Lethbridge, the pilot of the Cirrus SR20-G2 aeroplane (C-GEMC) reported a lateral fuel imbalance (left side heavy) and heading control (left yaw) problems. The aircraft entered a spiral and the pilot deployed the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System. The aircraft descended onto a steep mountain side at the 5,200-foot level. There were no injuries and the aircraft sustained minor damage at landing. SAR rescued the 4 occupants shortly after midnight and returned them to Kelowna. Weather conditions were suitable for VFR flight.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: TSB
Report number: A04P0110
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 9 months
Download report: Final report


CADORS 2004P0480

Revision history:

18-Mar-2010 00:50 slowkid Added
03-Oct-2010 03:33 RobertMB Updated [Cn]

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