Parachute

Cirrus Aircraft Makes Parachute Landing in Blue Mountains, NSW

Sunday, May 11, 2014
By George Hatcher
Cirrus Aircraft Makes Parachute Landing in Blue Mountains, NSW

The male pilot of the Cirrus SR22 aircraft landed the plane with a parachute in the yard of a house at Lawson, Blue Mountains in New South Wales, Australia, at 2.10pm on May 10. The pilot deployed the parachute of the aircraft at 1300 meters due to reasons not yet known. He successfully avoided... »

Parachute Saves 3 Lives in Connecticut “float”-Landing

Thursday, January 24, 2013
By George Hatcher

On Jan 23, 2013, a single engine Kenyon Flight Cirrus SR20 was engaged in a training flight, Groton-Danbury, near Danbury Connecticut. Aboard was an instructor, the pilot trainee and a friend of the trainee. The pilot was on approach to Danbury Municipal Airport two miles away when the plane suffered a loss of power.... »

Falcon Crashes in Inyo County, California.

Saturday, December 29, 2012
By George Hatcher
Falcon Crashes in Inyo County, California.

On December 27, 2012, an Air National Guard Falcon lost power over Owens Dry Lake in Inyo County, California. The Air National Guard pilot, who was on a training mission was the only one aboard. He ejected and the plane crashed. There were no injuries. The Air National Guard is handling the investigation, according... »

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