On May 28, 2010, at 1708 coordinated universal time (UTC), a Cirrus Design Corporation model SR20 airplane, s/n 1888, Norwegian registration LN-BCD, was substantially damaged when it impacted mountainous terrain near Sirdal, Norway. The flight had encountered structural icing at 9,000 feet mean sea level (msl) and the pilot subsequently deployed the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System (CAPS) at 3,000 feet msl. The pilot and 3 passengers were not injured. Instrument meteorological conditions with reported structural icing prevailed at the assigned cruise altitude of 9,000 feet msl. The flight departed Stavanger Airport (ENZV) near Stavanger, Norway, and was en route to Jarlsberg Airport (ENJB), near Jarlsberg, Norway.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Norwegian government. Further information may be obtained from:

Accident Investigation Board of Norway
P.O. Box 213
N-2001 Lillestrøm

Phone: + 47 63 89 63 00
Fax: + 47 63 89 63 01
E-mail: post@aibn.no
Webpage: http://www.aibn.no

This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information released by or obtained from the Accident Investigation Board of Norway.

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