ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 37827
Last updated: 28 August 2014
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Date:18-SEP-1994
Time:1513
Type:Silhouette image of generic RS12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rans S-12 Airaile
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N4123N
C/n / msn: 0992290
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Clearwater, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Largo, FL (CLW)
Destination airport:(CLW)
Narrative:
THE PRIVATE PILOT ATTEMPTED HIS SECOND FLIGHT OF THE HOMEBUILT AIRPLANE. AFTER TAKEOFF WITNESSES STATED THEY HEARD THE ENGINE FAIL. THE AIRPLANE DESCENDED AND CRASHED AND CAME TO REST IN A TREE. A FIRE ERUPTED AND CONSUMED THE AIRPLANE. EXAMINATION OF THE WRECKAGE AFTER RECOVERY WAS CONDUCTED AND NO CAUSE FOR THE ENGINE FAILURE COULD BE DETERMINED DUE TO THE ALMOST TOTAL DESTRUCTION OF THE AIRPLANE. CAUSE: THE LOSS OF ENGINE POWER FOR UNDETERMINED REASONS.

Sources:
NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001206X02321


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