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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 189592
Last updated: 20 October 2017
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Date:27-AUG-2016
Time:10:47 LT
Type:XtremeAir XA-42
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N344XA
C/n / msn: 131
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Zhangye Ganzhou Airport (YZY/ZLZY) -   China
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:Zhangye Ganzhou Airport (YZY/ZLZY)
Destination airport:Zhangye Ganzhou Airport (YZY/ZLZY)
Narrative:
An XtremeAir XA-42 aerobatics plane impacted the ground during a display at an air show at Zhangye Ganzhou Airport in China.
33-year-old Durban pilot Michel Leusch died. He was the Intermediate Aerobatic Champion of 2014.

Sources:

http://news.sina.com.cn/o/2016-08-27/doc-ifxvixsh6761238.shtml
http://www.iol.co.za/news/south-africa/kwazulu-natal/durban-pilot-killed-in-china-crash-2061818

http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=N344XA
http://www.airliners.net/photo/Red-Bull-China-Firestars-Aerobatic-Team/XtremeAir-XA-42-Sbach-342/2542599


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Aug-2016 06:49 harro Added
27-Aug-2016 09:57 hopkins2 Updated [Operator, Embed code]
27-Aug-2016 14:14 Geno Updated [Operator, Source]
28-Aug-2016 06:02 JRB Updated [Operator]
28-Aug-2016 19:59 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
28-Aug-2016 20:00 harro Updated [Operator, Embed code, Narrative]
11-Jan-2017 13:28 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Time, Aircraft type]

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