Cirrus Fatal Accident #38
Big Bear, CA
Date:   2008/04/08
Fatalities: 1 fatal
Plane: SR22 N868PC
Pilot: Inst Image:Copa-icon.jpg
Experience: 2159 hrs; 1800 SR2X hrs
NTSB: SEA08FA108 ProbCause
Flight: Night VFR in IMC
Synopsis

Plane impacted terrain during VFR approach to mountain airport in low IMC and freezing conditions

Fatal accident #38 near Big Bear, CA in SR22 N868PC on 2008/04/08

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Project Information (as of Nov 12, 2009 10:33)

Project ID(mkey) Investigation Type Mode
67791 Accident  Aviation
NTSB Accident ID Occurrence Date Location
SEA08FA108 Apr 08, 2008 Big Bear City, CA, United States
Docket Information
Docket ID Creation Date Last Modified Public Release Date & Time
45489 May 06, 2008 Feb 20, 2009  02/20/2009 13:54

 

List of Contents
File ID Filing Date Document Title Pages  Photo 

392348 May 06, 2008 Meteorology 5 - Factual Report of Group Chairman 19   
410511 Jan 27, 2009 Maps and Charts  
410549 Jan 27, 2009 Teledyne Continental Motors Final Report  
410645 Jan 28, 2009 Airframe Logbook Excerpts  
410646 Jan 28, 2009 Engine Logbook Excerpts  
410648 Jan 28, 2009 Pilot Logbook Excerpts 10   
410529 Jan 27, 2009 Cirrus Factory Training Course Records  
410530 Jan 27, 2009 Primary Flight Display Data Plots  
410532 Jan 27, 2009 Magneto Test Report  
410534 Jan 27, 2009 Statement of Party Representatives to NTSB Investigation  
410536 Jan 27, 2009 Release of Aircraft Wreckage, NTSB Form 6120.15  
410537 Jan 27, 2009 Toxicological Report  
410539 Jan 27, 2009 Image 1. View of main wreckage looking north.  
410540 Jan 27, 2009 Image 2. Aerial view looking east.  
410541 Jan 27, 2009 Image 3. View of main wreckage looking south.  
410542 Jan 27, 2009 Image 4. View of main wreckage looking west.  
410543 Jan 27, 2009 Image 5. Initial impact with tree.  
410544 Jan 27, 2009 Image 6. View of wreckage layout area.  
410545 Jan 27, 2009 Image 7. View of cabin/cockpit and forward section of airplane.  
410546 Jan 27, 2009 Image 8. View of CAPS rocket motor suspended from tree.  
410547 Jan 27, 2009 Image 9. Overhead aerial view of accident site.  

 

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