NTSB Identification: CEN11FA629
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, September 08, 2011 in West Liberty, OH
Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22, registration: N159JW
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.


On September 8, 2011, about 1122 eastern daylight time, a Cirrus SR22, N159JW, impacted a cornfield near West Liberty, Ohio, and was destroyed by impact forces and postimpact fire. The private pilot, the sole occupant, received fatal injuries. The airplane was registered to Windsor Ltd LLC and was operated by the pilot under the provisions of the 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 as a business flight. Instrument meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident, and no flight plan was filed. The flight originated from the Bellefontaine Regional Airport (EDJ), Bellefontaine, Ohio, about 1118.

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