Cirrus Down In Danbury, CT | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Airborne On ANN

Airborne 06.27.16

Airborne 06.28.16

Airborne 06.22.16

Airborne 06.23.16

Airborne 06.24.16

Airborne Hi-Def On YouTube

Airborne 06.27.16

Airborne 06.28.16

Airborne 06.22.16

Airborne 06.23.16

Airborne 06.24.16

AEA2016 LIVE Aero-TV: 04/27-0830ET, 04/28-1400ET, 04/29-1100ET

Sun 'n Fun 2016 Innovation Preview on Vimeo!

Sun 'n Fun 2016 Innovation Preview on YouTube!

Thu, Jan 24, 2013

Cirrus Down In Danbury, CT

Pilot Deployed Parachute, All Aboard Uninjured

The pilot of a Cirrus SR20 on approach to Danbury Municipal Airport in Danbury, CT, deployed the airplane's parachute for "unknown mechanical reasons" Tuesday evening. While the airplane came to rest nose-down near a residential street, all three people aboard the airplane reportedly were uninjured.

The initial FAA report on the accident says simply that the "aircraft on approach crashed in a residential area, Danbury, CT." The agency's N Registry indicates that the airplane was built in 2008, and is registered to Kenyon Flight LLC of West Hartford, CT.

The website newstimes.com reports that the thee men on board were able to exit the aircraft under their own power and were treated at the scene. Their names were not immediately released. The pilot reported engine problems about five miles from the airport and deployed the parachute about two miles from the runway, according to Danbury Airport Assistant Administrator Mike Safranek.

The three were en route to Danbury (KDXR) from Groton, CT. Authorities said that the parachute was hung up in the trees, billowing in the wind and close to the power lines which border the street. The pilot, who was not identified, is reported to be a CFI who was giving instruction in the airplane to a student when the accident occurred. The third person on board was a friend of the student, Safranek said.

(Similar airplane pictured in file photo. Not accident aircraft)

FMI: www.ntsb.gov

Advertisement

More News

Airborne 06.24.16: ADS-B Analysis, NavWorx Price Drop, ALPA v Transport Canada

Also: Porker Of The Month, Aviation BBB?, Super Puma, AirVenture Events, FedEx 767s, Solar Impulse, Sikorsky Flight Safety Foundation has released the study "Benefits Analysis of S>[...]

Commercial Drone Use For Real Estate Set To Grow With Release Of FAA Rule

Realtors Enthusiastic About Use Of Aircraft For Marketing Commercial drone use in the real estate business got a boost Tuesday with the release of the FAA's final rule governing sm>[...]

Barnstorming: Innovation, Disruption and Changing the Game

Getting A Running Start On Recreating the Aviation Industry One of the most active discussion topics I’ve engaged in, of late, is just what individual game-changing steps or >[...]

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (06.27.16)

"We have to learn to come together, to support each other, to make each other flyer’s problems our own and to realize that we, as a community, are an extraordinary group of h>[...]

Klyde Morris (06.27.16)

Klyde Appreciates The Blue Origin Approach FMI: www.klydemorris.com>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2016 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC