ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 37986
Last updated: 24 October 2014
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Date:25-APR-1982
Time:1735
Type:Dauntless D52
Owner/operator:Dauntless
Registration: N1422D
C/n / msn: 001
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sebring, OH -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:North Benton, OH (C)
Destination airport:North Benton, OH (C)
Narrative:
BOTH WINGS SEPARATED DURING AN EXPERIMENTAL TEST FLIGHT OF THE MOTORIZED GLIDER. THE PLT HAD INDICATED THE TESTS WOULD INCLUDE CLIMBING TO A SAFE ALTITUDE & DOING A FEW POWER-OFF SHALLOW GLIDES TO SEE IF THERE WAS ANY INDICATION OF FLUTTER AT PERHAPS MAX SPEED OF INDICATED 130-135 MPH. CAUSE:

Sources:
NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20020917X01892


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