On August 12, 2006, at 1036 universal coordinated time, a Cirrus SR-22, N357MV, experienced a loss of power during cruise flight, and was presumed damaged during a forced landing to the Ligure Sea, near Genoa, Italy. The airplane sank, and has not been recovered to date. The pilot and passenger were not injured. The flight departed Olbia Costa Smeralda Airport (LIEO), Olbia, Italy, and was destined for Lugano Airport (LSZA), Lugano, Italy.

The accident investigation is under the jurisdiction of the government of Italy. This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information obtained for or released by the Italian government. Any further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Agenzia Nazionale per la Sicurezza del Volo (ANSV)
Via Attilio Benigni
53-00156 Roma
(39) 06 8207 8219

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