ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 147273
Last updated: 30 July 2014
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Date:30-JUL-2012
Time:~14:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic FOX model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Kitfox IV
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N396BK
C/n / msn: C94100070
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Between Farmington and Northfield, MN -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Pilot's property
Destination airport:Pilot's property
Narrative:
After experiencing apparent inflight mechanical problems, the aircraft, an experimental Kitfox IV, N396BK, forced landed in a cornfield between Farmington and Northfield, Minnesota, sustaining unreported damage from the impact and subsequent post impact fire.
The sole pilot onboard the aircraft received minor injuries.

Sources:
http://sunthisweek.com/2012/07/31/northfield-man-escapes-plane-crash-with-only-minor-cuts/
http://www.southernminn.com/northfield_news/news/article_29484258-53b6-57f9-8f6c-a23c54dfc003.html
http://www.faa.gov/data_research/accident_incident/preliminary_data/events01/media/07_396BK.txt
http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=396BK


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Aug-2012 10:28 Geno Added
02-Aug-2012 00:04 gerard57 Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Damage]
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