Cirrus Fatal Accident #5
Hill City, MN
Date:   2003/01/18
Fatalities: 2 fatal
Plane: SR22 N9523P
Pilot: PPL
Experience: 248 hrs; 19 SR2X hrs
NTSB: CHI03FA057 ProbCause
Flight: Night VFR in IMC
Coords: 46.891N 93.597W
Synopsis

Early morning night flight before sunrise under an overcast by non-instrument rated pilot. Low altitude flight over rising terrain.

Fatal accident #5 near Hill City, MN in SR22 N9523P on 2003/01/18

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

Project ID(mkey) Investigation Type Mode
56361 accident  Aviation
NTSB Accident ID Occurrence Date Location
CHI03FA057 Jan 18, 2003 Hill City, MN, United States
Docket Information
Docket ID Creation Date Last Modified Public Release Date & Time
34403 Feb 18, 2003 Dec 01, 2003  12/01/2003 07:45

 

List of Contents
File ID Filing Date Document Title Pages  Photo 

252731 Feb 18, 2003 Witness Statements & Record of Interview 11   
286707 Nov 28, 2003 Township Map With Accident Site Marker (Block 23)  
252732 Feb 18, 2003 Weather History  
286708 Nov 28, 2003 Transcript of Weather Briefing  
286709 Nov 28, 2003 Airmets In Effect At The Time of the Accident  
286710 Nov 28, 2003 Plot of Aircraft Radar Track Data  
286711 Nov 28, 2003 Aircraft Performance Data  
286712 Nov 28, 2003 Plot of Aircraft Altitude Data  
286713 Nov 28, 2003 Plot of Aircraft Vertical Speed  
286714 Nov 28, 2003 Plot of Aircraft Ground Speed  
286715 Nov 28, 2003 Plot of Aircraft True Airspeed  
252733 Feb 18, 2003 Pilot Log  
252735 Feb 18, 2003 Cirrus Design Initial Training Syllabus  
252736 Feb 18, 2003 Aircraft Log 10   
252737 Feb 18, 2003 Engine Logbook  
252738 Feb 18, 2003 Propeller Logbook  
252739 Feb 18, 2003 Delivered Weight Data & Equipment List  
286716 Nov 28, 2003 Correspondence From Cirrus Design  
252740 Feb 18, 2003 Engine Teardown  
297555 Apr 14, 2004 Toxicological Report - Pilot  
286719 Nov 28, 2003 Toxicological Report - Passenger  
252741 Feb 18, 2003 Fuel Log  
252744 Feb 18, 2003 Statement of Party Representatives to NTSB Investigation  
252745 Feb 18, 2003 Release of Aircraft Wreckage, NTSB Form 6120.15  
286718 Nov 28, 2003 Photo 1. Accident Site - Impact Path  
286720 Nov 28, 2003 Photo 2. Accident Site - Engine & Propeller  
286721 Nov 28, 2003 Photo 3. Accident Site - Main Debris Area  
286722 Nov 28, 2003 Photo 4. Post-Accident Airframe Layout - Empennage  
286723 Nov 28, 2003 Photo 5. Post-Accident Airframe Layout - Horizontal Stabilizer Looking Forward  
286724 Nov 28, 2003 Photo 6. Post-Accident Airframe Layout - Nose Looking Aft  

 

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