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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 199938
Last updated: 21 February 2020
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Date:24-SEP-2017
Time:c. 17:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic VEZE model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rutan VariEze
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N830S
C/n / msn: 2069
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Whitpain Twp, Montgomery County, Ambler, PA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Wings Field (BBX/KLOM)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Following a loss of engine power shortly after takeoff, the aircraft, an experimental Buschmann/Vanzee built VariEze, force landed to residential terrain in southwest Ambler, east of Wings Field Airport (BBX/KLOM) located in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania. The airplane sustained substantial damage and the sole pilot onboard received serious injuries.

Sources:

http://6abc.com/small-plane-crashes-into-home-in-whitpain-twp/2450115/
https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/Pilot-Choked-by-Seatbelt-When-Small-Plane-Crashes-Into-Whitpain-Township-Yard-447480633.html
https://www.google.com/maps/@?dg=dbrw&newdg=1/W+Butler+Ave+%26+Meade+Rd,+Ambler,+PA+19002/@40.1425417,-75.2407058,18z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x89c6bb64898b8d3b:0x94ff4460c27626e0?hl=en-us
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.asias.faa.gov/pls/apex/f?p=100:96:10024451398991::::P96_ENTRY_DATE,P96_MAKE_NAME,P96_FATAL_FLG:25-SEP-17,RUTAN]
http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=N830S


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Sep-2017 22:31 Geno Added
25-Sep-2017 18:08 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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