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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236272
Last updated: 8 October 2020
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Date:20-MAY-2020
Time:10:42 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SR20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cirrus SR20
Owner/operator:West by Southwest Investments LLC
Registration: N883PJ
C/n / msn: 1217
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Orcutt, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Los Angeles-Van Nuys Airport, CA (VNY/KVNY)
Destination airport:Santa Maria Airport, CA (KSMX)
Narrative:
A Cirrus SR20 was on a second approach to Santa Maria Airport (KSMX), California, USA, when it crashed on school property at 10:42 local time.
Videos of the accident sequence show the aircraft's Cirrus Airframe Parachute System (CAPS), pull #112, was activated too late before the impact.
The pilot didn't survive and the aircraft was destroyed.

Sources:

https://keyt.com/news/santa-maria-north-county/2020/05/20/pilot-killed-in-plane-crash-at-orcutt-school/
https://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/santa-maria-van-nuys-central-california-plane-crash-school-video/2365863/
https://www.edhat.com/news/pilot-killed-in-orcutt-plane-crash?qt-right_side_tab=0
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n883pj#2488c8ab
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N883PJ/history/20200520/1645Z/KVNY/L%2034.86916%20-120.41479

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Images:


Approach profile based on Flightaware ADS-B data

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-May-2020 19:00 MusicalFreedom Added
20-May-2020 19:02 harro Updated [Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Source, Embed code]
20-May-2020 19:07 harro Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
20-May-2020 19:13 harro Updated [Embed code, Photo]
20-May-2020 20:31 RobertMB Updated [Operator, Nature, Source, Narrative]
20-May-2020 20:41 RobertMB Updated [Narrative]
21-May-2020 06:47 Kristian Updated [Narrative]
08-Oct-2020 13:22 RobertMB Updated [Narrative]

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