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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 134519
Last updated: 7 January 2021
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Date:01-JUN-2001
Time:12:08
Type:Silhouette image of generic VTUR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Questair Venture
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N5QV
C/n / msn: 108
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Ogden, UT -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Ogden, UT (OGD)
Destination airport:Ogden, UT
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
While on a test flight, in a new homebuilt experimental airplane, a fuel leak into the cockpit occurred. The pilot declared an emergency, and during final approach to land, a fire developed in the cockpit. The pilot ground looped the airplane on the runway in front of the tower. Fixed base operator personnel extinguished the fire and removed the seriously injured pilot from the airplane. Due to thermal damage, the source of the fuel leak and subsequent fire was not found.
Probable Cause: an in-flight fire, which originated from a fuel leak of unknown origin.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20010611X01143&key=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Dec-2016 19:26 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
10-Dec-2017 11:27 ASN Update Bot Updated [Other fatalities, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Plane category]

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