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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140012
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SR20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cirrus SR20 G2
Owner/operator:Aerosim Flight Academy
Registration: N497DA
MSN: 1843
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Citation Road, Pasco Trails subdivision, Spring Hill, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Sanford, FL (SFB)
Destination airport:Brooksville, FL (X05)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
According to the pilot, while in the vicinity of an unfamiliar airport, he used his global positioning system (GPS) to align the airplane with the runway. During the landing roll, the airplane impacted mailboxes and fences, and the pilot realized that he had landed on a residential street. The runway was about 1.5 miles to the west. According to a representative of the flight school that operated the airplane, there were no preaccident mechanical malfunctions or failures with the airplane. Examination of the airplane revealed that the wings sustained substantial damage.
Probable Cause: The pilot's incorrect identification of the runway, which resulted in an off-airport landing and subsequent collision with objects.



Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 months
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

23-Nov-2011 05:33 RobertMB Added
31-Dec-2011 03:47 Geno Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:26 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
27-Nov-2017 17:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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