ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145967
Last updated: 30 September 2014
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Date:01-JUN-2012
Time:~11:00 LT
Type:Prowler Jaguar (built by Charles R. Westcott)
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N125CW
C/n / msn: 0012
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Salinas Municipal Airport - KSNS, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:KSNS
Destination airport:KSNS
Narrative:
The engine of a Prowler Jaguar experimental homebuilt aircraft (built by Charles R. Westcott) may have faltered Friday 1 June 2012 just before the plane crashed and burst into flames immediately after takeoff from Salinas Municipal Airport - KSNS, California.

The pilot was killed.

An autopsy confirmed that Chuck suffered a heart attack and that was the likely cause of the accident.

Sources:
http://obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/obituary.aspx?n=Charles+(Chuck)-Westcott&lc=6922&pid=157975144&mid=5132419

http://www.thecalifornian.com/article/20120601/NEWS01/120601009/Pilot-dies-fiery-crash-Salinas-Airport
http://www.montereyherald.com/local/ci_20761317/plane-crash-at-salinas-kills-pilot
http://www.kionrightnow.com/story/18678735/slideshow-salinas-plane-crash


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Jun-2012 01:31 gerard57 Added
02-Jun-2012 02:27 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Jun-2012 12:04 tapapesh Updated [Source, Narrative]
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