ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145767
Last updated: 22 August 2014
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Date:21-MAY-2012
Time:12:10 EDT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PTS1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Pitts S-1D
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N360MW
C/n / msn: 062957DS
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Gulf of Mexico, off New Port Richey, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:FA40 - Hidden Lake Airport
Destination airport:FA40
Narrative:
The aircraft, a Pitts S1D, N360MW, performing aerobatics over the water, initiated a maneuver at too low an altitude to recover and plunged into the Gulf of Mexico off Port Richey, Florida.
The aircraft sustained substantial damage and the pilot was killed.

Sources:
http://www.tampabay.com/news/publicsafety/accidents/pilot-dies-after-small-plane-crashes-off-port-richey-coast/1231228
http://www.wtsp.com/news/article/255991/8/Stunt-plane-crashes-into-Port-Richey-inlet
http://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=20120521X35247&key=1

http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/N360MW.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-May-2012 12:31 gerard57 Added
21-May-2012 13:51 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn]
21-May-2012 13:59 Geno Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Jun-2012 19:24 Geno Updated [Time, Source, Damage, Narrative]
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