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Narrative:During a steep turn to avoid powerlines, an amateur built experimental Dogbee gyro-copter (a modified Gyrobee design, built by Chritopher W. Bowen) crashed in a field and caught fire off Highway 17 near the intersection of Old Quaker Ridge Road, less than a mile from Wrens Memorial Airport - 65J, Wrens, Georgia.
|Type:||Dogbee (gyro-copter, built by C. W. Bowen)|
|C/n / msn:|| 001|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Near Wrens Memorial Airport - 65J, Wrens, GA -
United States of America
|Phase:|| Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)|
The solo certified student pilot was killed.
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