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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 141768
Last updated: 8 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SR22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cirrus SR22 GTS
Owner/operator:M & W Aviation LLC
Registration: N723EA
MSN: 1512
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Off the coast of Andros, Bahamas -   Bahamas
Phase: En route
Departure airport:KTMB
Destination airport:MTPP
The pilot of a Cirrus SR22 GTS activated the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System (CAPS) after an engine failure. The aircraft came down just off the coast of Andros, Bahamas.

The U. S. Coast Guard deployed a HC-144 Ocean Sentry fixed-wing aircraft from Miami to locate the aircraft after a distress call.

Both occupants survived unhurt and were were hoisted into a U. S. Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from an emergency inflatable raft and flown to Odyssey Airport in Nassau, Bahamas

Sources: (photo)

Revision history:

08-Jan-2012 09:09 RobertMB Added
08-Jan-2012 09:11 RobertMB Updated [Registration]
08-Jan-2012 11:44 Geno Updated [Source]
10-Jan-2012 12:39 PC12 Updated [Source]
11-Feb-2012 16:27 Geno Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
21-Dec-2016 19:26 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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