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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 43877
 
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Date:02-FEB-2007
Time:18:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic SR20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cirrus SR20
Owner/operator:
Registration: N901SR
MSN: 1761
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:3 nm west southwest of SI (Simiutaq) NDB -   Greenland
Phase: En route
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Goose Bay Airport (CYYR)
Destination airport:Reykjavik Airport (BIRK)
Narrative:
On February 2, 2007, at about 1820 Zulu, a Cirrus SR20, tail number N901SR, crashed off the coast of Greenland after the pilot had indicated he had a low engine oil issue and was going to attempt an emergency water ditching. The airplane was destroyed during the water ditching attempt and has not been recovered. There was only one person on board and he received fatal injuries due to water impact. The pilot was recovered with an evironmental suit and a life vest on. The Danish Accident Investigation Board (AIB) is investigating. For more information on this accident investigation, you can contact the Danish AIB at email address: aib@aib.dk. CAUSE:

Sources:

http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20070517X00577&key=1
http://www.aib.dk/graphics/Synkron-Library/hcl/dokumenter/Redegorelser/2007/510-000330.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Oct-2008 00:45 ASN archive Added
15-Feb-2009 11:18 harro Updated
21-Dec-2016 19:24 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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