CAPS Activation #4
Peters, CA
Date:   2004/09/19
Uninjured: 2 uninjured
Plane: SR22 N931CD #261
Pilot: CFI Image:Copa-icon.jpg
Experience: 2565 hrs; 498 SR2X hrs
NTSB: LAX04LA324 ProbCause
Flight: Day VFR in VMC
Synopsis

Plane stalled and lost control at high altitude in VMC over cloud deck, pilot attempted recovery from inverted spiral dive but decided to activate CAPS before entering the clouds. Descent took over 5 minutes while Bill and Barbara Graham arranged items in cockpit for a secure and safe landing in a walnut grove.

CAPS activation #4 near Peters, CA in SR22 N931CD on 2004/09/19

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

Project ID(mkey) Investigation Type Mode
60205 Accident  Aviation
NTSB Accident ID Occurrence Date Location
LAX04LA324 Sep 19, 2004 Peters, CA, United States
Docket Information
Docket ID Creation Date Last Modified Public Release Date & Time
39404 Mar 15, 2005 Nov 02, 2005  11/02/2005 12:40

 

List of Contents
File ID Filing Date Document Title Pages  Photo 

318103 Mar 15, 2005 Pilot/Operator Aircraft Accident Report, NTSB Form 6120.1  
317989 Mar 15, 2005 Meteorology 5 - Factual Report of Specialist 10   
318372 Mar 17, 2005 Witness Statements & Record of Conversation with the Pilot 10   
318373 Mar 17, 2005 ATC Controller Statements  
318375 Mar 17, 2005 Record of Conversation with Pilot  
318376 Mar 17, 2005 Photo 1. View of wreckage at accident site.  
318379 Mar 17, 2005 San Joaquin County Sheriff's Report  
318380 Mar 17, 2005 Autopilot Test Report  
318381 Mar 17, 2005 Statement of Party Representatives to NTSB Investigation  
318382 Mar 17, 2005 Release of Aircraft Wreckage, NTSB Form 6120.15  
318384 Mar 17, 2005 Pitot-Static System Test  
318385 Mar 17, 2005 Radar Data File 12   

 

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