ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39490
Last updated: 24 April 2014
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Date:24-JAN-1990
Time:1300
Type:Pterodactyl Ascender II+2
Owner/operator:private
Registration: unreg.
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Lake Village, IN -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Lake Village, IN (C98)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
EXPERIMENTAL HOMEBUILT CRASHED WHILE ON FINAL APPROACH TO LANDING. WITNESSES OBSERVED THE RIGHT WING TO FOLD IN FLIGHT AND THE AIRCRAFT TUMBLE END OVER END TO THE GROUND. INVESTIGATION REVEALED COMPLETE FAILURE OF THE RIGHT WING SPAR. CAUSE: IN-FLIGHT STRUCTURAL FAILURE OF THE RIGHT WING SPAR.

Sources:
NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001212X22383


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