Cirrus SR22, Jeremiah 2911 Inc., N715CD: Incident occurred May 16, 2013 in Dallas, Texas

NTSB Identification: CEN13IA285
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Incident occurred Thursday, May 16, 2013 in Dallas, TX
Aircraft: CIRRUS SR22, registration: N715CD
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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On May 16, 2013, about 1120 central daylight time, a Cirrus Design Corp SR22, N715CD, airplane ballistic parachute was activated by the pilot during flight near Dallas, Texas. The parachute pack did not deploy and remained in it’s compartment. The rocket was deployed and expended. The airplane received no damage. The private pilot was uninjured. The airplane was registered to Jeramiah 2911 Inc and operated by the pilot under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91. Marginal visual flight rules conditions prevailed and the flight was operating on instrument rules flight plan for the flight that orginated from Addison Airport (ADS), Dallas, Texas, about 1055 and was destined for Independence Municipal Airport (IDP), Independence, Kansas. The flight returned to ADS and landed without further incident.