NTSB Identification: WPR12FA305
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, July 14, 2012 in Salina, UT
Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22, registration: N86AA
Injuries: 2 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 July 14, 2012, about 1130 mountain daylight time (MDT), a Cirrus SR22, N86AA, impacted terrain near Salina, Utah. Springhill Aviation LLC., was operating the airplane under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 91. The private pilot and one passenger were fatally injured; the airplane was substantially damaged by impact forces. The local cross-country personal flight departed Concord, California, with a planned destination of Aspen, Colorado. Visual and instrument meteorological conditions prevailed along the route of flight, and a visual flight rules (VFR) flight plan had been filed.

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