CAPS Event #121

CAPS Anomaly #4

Mar. 28, 2021
Marana, AZ

CAPS Event 121 Photo

CAPS Event #113

Not CAPS Save-Too Low

Apr. 14, 2020
Fayetteville, NC

CAPS Event #87

CAPS Anomaly #3

Jun. 30, 2017
Lynchburg, VA

CAPS Event 87 Photo

CAPS Event #44

CAPS Anomaly #2

May. 16, 2013
Addison, TX

CAPS Event 44 Photo

CAPS Event #29

Not CAPS Save-Too Low

Dec. 15, 2010
Nacogdoches, TX

CAPS Event #27

Not CAPS Save-Too Low

Aug. 23, 2010
Porter, TX

CAPS Event 27 Photo

CAPS Event #11

CAPS Anomaly #1

Feb. 6, 2007
Sydney, Austraila

CAPS Event 11 Photo
  • Aircraft:SR22 VH-HYY
  • Injuries:2 Serious
  • Weather:VMC
  • Activation: 120 AGL
  • Landing: Shrubs, Trees
  • Factors:

    Engine Failure

  • Forum Thread(s): Post in CAPS failures thread

CAPS Event #0

CAPS Anomaly #0

Mar. 16, 2002
Lexington, KY

  • Aircraft:SR20 N244CD
  • Injuries:2 Minor
  • Weather:IMC
  • Landing: Trees
  • Factors:

    Avionics issue

  • Forum Thread(s): NTSB report on Lexington accident
  • Synopsis: Pilot reported attempting to activate CAPS after loss of attitude control due to avionics issues related to the turn coordinator, but the CAPS system did not deploy. Landed in a field and struck trees. Witnesses reported the parachute deployed after ground contact. Only one of two Cirrus service bulletins were performed.