Cirrus Fatal Accident #6
San Jose, CA
Date:   2003/01/23
Fatalities: 1 fatal
Plane: SR20 N893MK
Pilot: Inst Image:Copa-icon.jpg
Experience: 461 hrs; 334 SR2X hrs
NTSB: LAX03FA072 ProbCause
Flight: Day IFR in IMC
Coords: 37.267N 121.717W
Synopsis

Plane impacted terrain during approach to Reid-Hillview airport in IMC by newly certifcated instrument-rated pilot with some ATC confusion with intended destination contributed to pilot workload.

Fatal accident #6 near San Jose, CA in SR20 N893MK on 2003/01/23

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

Project ID(mkey) Investigation Type Mode
56385 accident  Aviation
NTSB Accident ID Occurrence Date Location
LAX03FA072 Jan 23, 2003 San Jose, CA, United States
Docket Information
Docket ID Creation Date Last Modified Public Release Date & Time
34585 Mar 21, 2003 Oct 30, 2004  10/30/2004 11:36

 

List of Contents
File ID Filing Date Document Title Pages  Photo 

280717 Sep 03, 2003 ATC 3 - Factual Report of Group Chairman 60   
280723 Sep 03, 2003 ATC 3 - Attachment 1 FAA Accident Package 84   
280724 Sep 03, 2003 ATC 3 - Attachment 2 Radar Data --   
280725 Sep 03, 2003 ATC 3 - Attachment 3 Letter of Agreement  
280726 Sep 03, 2003 ATC 3 - Attachment 4 Approach Plate  
299025 May 03, 2004 Wreckage Diagrams  
299006 May 03, 2004 Photo 1. Main Wreckage  
299007 May 03, 2004 Photo 2. FIPC Tower  
299008 May 03, 2004 Photo 3. Fragment in HT Cradle  
299009 May 03, 2004 Photo 4. Witness Mark on High Tension Line  
299010 May 03, 2004 Photo 5. Close-up of Witness Mark  
299011 May 03, 2004 Photo 6. Propeller  
299013 May 03, 2004 Photo 7. Propeller Blade Serrations  
299014 May 03, 2004 Photo 8. Close-up of Blade Serrations  
299015 May 03, 2004 Photo 9. Left Wing Spar and Composite Damage  
299016 May 03, 2004 Photo 10. Left Wing Tip  
299017 May 03, 2004 Photo 11. Turn and Bank Indicator - Disassembled  
299024 May 03, 2004 Last Page of Pilot Logbook  
299030 May 03, 2004 Toxicological Report  
299029 May 03, 2004 Statement of Party Representatives to NTSB Investigation  
299026 May 03, 2004 Release of Aircraft Wreckage, NTSB Form 6120.15  
307741 Sep 21, 2004 Cirrus SR20 Equipment List  

 

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