Plane File Number BEA2016-0288 Accident, Ailly sur Somme, on 16 May 2016, CIRRUS - SR22, N19BV

Accident to the Cirrus SR22 registered N19BV on 16/05/2016 at Ailly sur Somme (Somme)

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The pilot, accompanied by his wife, took off from Belle-Ile-en-Mer (Morbihan) for a VFR flight bound for Lille.

In cruise, a failure of the alternator led to a sudden reduction in the electrical power supply voltage followed by the illumination of a warning light indicating a battery problem. The pilot decided to divert to Amiens then, due to a deterioration in climatic conditions, to carry out an emergency landing. A witness on the ground saw the aeroplane pass at a low height with the emergency parachute deployed.

The failure of the alternator was due to the thrust waster being incorrectly assembled in October 2011.



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