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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 152707
 
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Date:23-JAN-2013
Time:19:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SR20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cirrus SR20 GTS G3
Owner/operator:Kenyon Flight LLC
Registration: N140PG
MSN: 1920
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Near Danbury Municipal Airport - KDXR, Danbury, CT -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Training
Departure airport:KGON
Destination airport:KDXR
Narrative:
The pilot of the aircraft, a Cirrus SR20 GTS G3, N140PG, deployed the ballistic recovery system parachute (Cirrus Airframe Parachute System) following a loss of engine power while on approach to Danbury Municipal Airport - KDXR, Danbury, Connecticut. The aircraft hit power lines and impacted a parking lot, sustaining substantial damage.

The pilot and two passengers received non-life threatening injuries.

It was the 42nd CAPS pull ( http://www.cirruspilots.org/Content/CAPSHistory.aspx ).

Sources:

https://www.ntsb.gov/investigations/current/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief2.aspx?ev_id=20130123X73100&ntsbno=ERA13LA117&akey=1

https://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Airplane-parachute-credited-with-saving-3-lives-4216866.php
http://abclocal.go.com/wpvi/story?section=news/national_world&id=8964623
http://www.fox5ny.com/story/20656799/small-plane-crashes-in-conn-no-major-injuries

http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/N140PG.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Jan-2013 09:58 Geno Added
25-Jan-2013 11:09 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
25-Oct-2017 07:20 Anon. Updated [Source]

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