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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.
|Type:||Prowler Jaguar (built by Charles R. Westcott)|
|C/n / msn:|| 0012|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Salinas Municipal Airport - KSNS, CA -
United States of America
|Phase:|| Initial climb|
|Investigating agency: ||National Transport Safety Bureau (NTSB) - United States of America |
The pilot was killed.
An autopsy confirmed that Chuck suffered a heart attack and that was the likely cause of the accident.
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