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Narrative:A Titan Tornado II, N158TX, experimental amateur built ultralight aircraft (built by David L. Dial, full c/n D95EA81C0HK0158) crashed west of Checotah, Oklahoma.
|Type:||Titan Tornado II (built by David L. Dial)|
|C/n / msn:|| D95EA81C0HK0|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||2+ miles west of Checotah, OK -
United States of America
|Phase:|| En route|
|Departure airport:||local airstrip|
|Destination airport:||local airstrip|
|Investigating agency: ||National Transport Safety Bureau (NTSB) - United States of America |
The cause of the crash is initially being blamed on mechanical failure.
It had just taken off from an airstrip a few hundred yards away before it took a nose dive into an open field.
The pilot was killed.
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