Emergency parachute use Accident Cirrus SR20 N275RS,
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Date:Saturday 1 June 2024
Type:Silhouette image of generic SR20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cirrus SR20
Registration: N275RS
MSN: 1280
Year of manufacture:2003
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Aitkin Municipal Steve Kurtz Field (AIT/KAIT), Aitkin, MN -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Duluth International Airport, MN (DLH/KDLH)
Destination airport:Aitkin Municipal Steve Kurtz Field, MN (KAIT)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
On June 1, 2024, about 1218 central daylight time, a Cirrus SR20 airplane, N275RS, sustained substantial damage when it was involved in an accident near Aitkin, Minnesota. The pilot and a passenger were not injured, and one passenger sustained minor injuries. The airplane was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 personal flight.

According to the pilot, during the landing, the airplane touched down, bounced, and the pilot elected to perform a go-around. The pilot reported that the engine did not seem right when he applied full power for the go-around, and the airplane’s climb performance was degraded. At a low altitude, the pilot then activated the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System, and the airplane came rest upright in the vegetation adjacent to the runway.

The airplane sustained substantial damage to the right wing, and the airplane was retained for further examination.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: 
Status: Preliminary report
Download report: Preliminary report




Revision history:

04-Jun-2024 12:30 ASN Added
07-Jun-2024 23:40 Captain Adam Updated [Time, Location, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative, Category, Accident report]

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