ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 45613
Last updated: 1 August 2014
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Narrative:The experimental airplane collided with terrain during an attempted landing. Witnesses reported seeing the airplane at a low altitude, flying slowly toward the airport. The airplane made a sharp right turn, and, about 20 feet above ground level, the right wing dropped. The airplane continued in the turn until the right wing contacted ground. The airplane cartwheeled along the terrain, and became engulfed in flames shortly after coming to rest. Examination of the wreckage by an FAA inspector revealed no apparent mechanical anomalies. CAUSE: in-flight loss of control for undetermined reasons.
|Owner/operator:||Mario F. Trenti|
|C/n / msn:|| 891|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Jacumba, CA -
United States of America
|Departure airport:||El Cajon, CA (SEE)|
|Destination airport:||Jacumba, CA (L78)|
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