ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145700
Last updated: 30 August 2014
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Date:17-MAY-2012
Time:Afternoon
Type:Glasair III
Owner/operator:International Metals Trading and Investments LTD
Registration: N471B
C/n / msn: 3380
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Mile marker 1.2, West Fork Road, south of Darby, MT -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Portland, OR
Destination airport:KBIL
Narrative:
During a precautionary landing due to encountered enroute weather and fuel concerns, the aircraft, an experimental Rotherwick Glasair III, N471B, experienced a loss of directional control and came to rest in a ditch, sustaining substantial damage.
Minor injuries were reported to one or both of the two passengers on board the aircraft.

Sources:
http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/updated-small-plane-makes-emergency-landing-near-darby/article_3c3c3270-a075-11e1-aa9f-0019bb2963f4.html
http://www.nbcmontana.com/news/31079544/detail.html
http://www.faa.gov/data_research/accident_incident/preliminary_data/events01/media/01_471B.txt


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