CAPS Activation #9
Indianapolis, IN
Date:   2006/08/28
Fatalities: 1 fatal
Injuries: 3 serious
Plane: SR22 N91MB #1973
Pilot: Inst Image:Copa-icon.jpg
Experience: 2750 hrs; 365 SR2X hrs
NTSB: CHI06FA245 ProbCause
Flight: Day IFR in IMC
Coords: 39.796N 86.320W

Pilot became incapacitated shortly after departure, passenger activated CAPS, although witness observed reefed parachute during descent into a small pond in a residential neighborhood. Pilot died from blunt force trauma and three passengers suffered serious back injuries

CAPS activation #9 near Indianapolis, IN in SR22 N91MB on 2006/08/28

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