ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 146485
Last updated: 31 October 2014
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Date:24-JUN-2012
Time:19:15 LT
Type:Ultralight
Owner/operator:Private
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:354 Mill Road, North Yarmouth, ME -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:
Departure airport:Pilot's property
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft, an Ultralight, became lodged in treetops shortly after takeoff from the pilot's property in North Yarmouth, Maine, sustaining unknown damage.
The sole pilot onboard received fatal injuries from a 40 foot fall from the trees while exiting the aircraft.

Sources:
http://www.wabi.tv/news/31235/one-man-dead-after-ultralight-crash-in-north-yarmouth
http://bangordailynews.com/2012/06/25/news/pilot-dies-after-crashing-into-tree-in-north-yarmouth/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Jun-2012 10:24 Geno Added
25-Jun-2012 10:49 gerard57 Updated [Departure airport, Damage]
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