ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145735
Last updated: 17 April 2014
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Date:19-MAY-2012
Time:16:06 LT
Type:Titan Tornado II (built by David L. Dial)
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N158TX
C/n / msn: D95EA81C0HK0
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:2+ miles west of Checotah, OK -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:local airstrip
Destination airport:local airstrip
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.
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.


Sources:
http://www.ktul.com/story/18563189/plane-crashes-west-of
http://www.tulsaworld.com/specialprojects/news/crimewatch/article.aspx?subjectid=450&articleid=20120519_450_0_Asingl173230
http://www.news9.com/story/18563800/plane-crashes-near-checotah
http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=158TX
http://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=20120519X31312&key=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-May-2012 01:50 gerard57 Added
20-May-2012 09:54 Geno Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]
20-May-2012 11:06 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative, Plane category, ]
22-May-2012 13:17 Geno Updated [Source]
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