GATINEAU, QC, Jan. 12, 2012 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of
Canada (TSB) today released its final investigation report (A10W0155)
into the September 2010 crash of privately owned Cirrus SR22 near
Sundre, Alberta. The aircraft was on a visual flight rules flight from
Calgary/Springbank Airport to the area of Sundre, Alberta, with 3
persons on board. About 5 nautical miles northwest of Sundre, the
aircraft entered a steep turning descent from about 1600 feet above the
ground, striking the ground in a field at 1347 Mountain Daylight Time.
The aircraft was destroyed by impact forces and a severe post-impact
fire. No emergency locator transmitter signal was received. The 3
occupants were fatally injured.
The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline,
railway and aviation transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the
advancement of transportation safety. It is not the function of the
Board to assign fault or determine civil or criminal liability.
SOURCE Transportation Safety Board of Canada
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