CAPS Activation #0
Lexington, KY
Date:   2002/03/16
Injuries: 2 serious
Plane: SR20 N244CD #1140
Pilot:
Experience: hrs; SR2X hrs
NTSB: NYC02LA071 ProbCause
Flight: Day IFR in
Synopsis

Disputed CAPS activation in which plane had one but not both CAPS service bulletins compiled with; pilot experienced uncommanded bank in IMC and loss of control, attempted CAPS but no response, regained control and executive emergency off-airport landing; witness observed CAPS deployment after ground contact.

CAPS activation #0 near Lexington, KY in SR20 N244CD on 2002/03/16

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Project Information (as of Oct 15, 2008 07:37)

Project ID(mkey) Investigation Type Mode
54351 accident  Aviation
NTSB Accident ID Occurrence Date Location
NYC02LA071 Mar 16, 2002 Lexington, KY, United States
Docket Information
Docket ID Creation Date Last Modified Public Release Date & Time
33785 Nov 06, 2002 Jan 27, 2003  01/27/2003 11:29

 

List of Contents
File ID Filing Date Document Title Pages  Photo 

248173 Dec 16, 2002 Pilot/Operator Aircraft Accident Report, NTSB Form 6120.1  
248174 Dec 16, 2002 Passenger and Witness Statements  
248176 Dec 16, 2002 Air Traffic Control Information 23   
248177 Dec 16, 2002 Radar Data  
249187 Dec 30, 2002 Maintenance Record (excerpts)  
248180 Dec 16, 2002 Accident Site Diagram (Lexington Police Dept.)  
248182 Dec 16, 2002 Pull Force Testing Results  
248183 Dec 16, 2002 Meggitt S-TEC Testing Report  
248184 Dec 16, 2002 Leter from Cirrus Design  
248187 Dec 16, 2002 Cirrus Design Service Bulletin SB A20-95-01  
248188 Dec 16, 2002 Cirrus Design Service Bulletin SB 20-95-02  
248191 Dec 16, 2002 Cirrus Design Service Bulletin SB 20-95-03  
248192 Dec 16, 2002 Cirrus Design Service Bulletin SB 20-95-04  
248195 Dec 16, 2002 Cirrus Design Service Bulletin SB 20-95-05 16   
248196 Dec 16, 2002 Statement of Party Representatives to NTSB Investigation  

 

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