Fatal accident puts Cirrus' SR22 in spotlight again

Jun 17, 2009 Full story: Star Tribune

Duluth-based Cirrus Design Corp. remains the most successful manufacturer of technically advanced single-engine private airplanes, but a fatal crash in Crystal Tuesday and a $16.4 million lawsuit verdict against Cirrus earlier this month have again put the company's fatal accident history in the spotlight.

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scott

Crestview, FL

#1 Jun 28, 2009
the cirrus sr22 is a great plane. I own a 2003 version. They are fairly fast and slippery and thus they really aren't for newbies. As with any plane, it is the responibility of the pilot to determine whether he is qualified to fly the plane. I think the lawsuit is the typical mentality of the legal system today where jurors know nothing about the subject. The cirrus is a great plane if you fly it correctly.

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