ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58910
Last updated: 2 September 2014
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Date:07-MAR-2009
Time:~1030 EST.
Type:Silhouette image of generic RV3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vans RV-3A
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N933WF
C/n / msn: 11316
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Greencastle, IN -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:
Departure airport:Putnam County Airport.
Destination airport:Hendricks County Airport.
Narrative:
The aircraft crashed in a field during an attempted forced landing after the engine failed during initial climb from Putnam County Airport (4I7), near Greencastle, IN.
Update : Walter Fritz is reported to have died from his injuries in Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, on Thursday 26/3/09.
His death came as a shock to friends and family as he had seemed to be making progress in recent days.
The RV3 crashed in Putnam County, near County Route 275E.


Sources:
FAA
mywabash valley.com
NTSB.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Mar-2009 11:58 harro Updated
01-Apr-2009 03:08 angels one five Updated
01-Apr-2009 23:23 angels one five Updated
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