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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 220746
Last updated: 26 November 2019
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Date:12-JAN-2019
Time:11:16 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic RV8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Van's RV-8A
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N800KE
C/n / msn: 82281
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Whidbey Airpark (W10), Langley, WA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Whidbey Airpark (W10)
Narrative:
The aircraft, an experimental Drake built RV-8A, attempted to land then impacted heavily wooded terrain as the pilot stalled and then spun on the base to final turn.The airplane was substantially damaged. One occupant, the owner/builder/pilot, was killed. The other occupant was transported to a hospital in critical condition.

Sources:

http://www.southwhidbeyrecord.com/news/plane-crashes-at-whidbey-airpark/
https://www.kiro7.com/news/local/plane-crashed-saturday-morning-on-whidbey-island/903408727
http://www.whidbeynewstimes.com/news/plane-crashes-at-whidbey-airpark/
http://blog.joehuffman.org/2019/01/12/whidbey-island-plane-crash/
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https://www.google.com/maps?oe=UTF-8&hl=en-us&client=safari&um=1&ie=UTF-8&fb=1&gl=us&entry=s&sa=X&ll=48.0199347,-122.4381343&z=13&ftid=0x0:0x52a4b1f0ac463c30&q=Whidbey+Airpark&gmm=CgIgAQ%3D%3D&ved=2ahUKEwjlrqCimOnfAhXuFzQIHX3_A9kQ_BIwB3oECA8QKQ
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=800KE
https://flightaware.com/photos/view/1749824-ae5e58278e590d45f817599b62d64403dad7cc83/aircrafttype/RV8


Images:

Photo of N800KE courtesy AirHistory.net


Oshkosh - Wittman Regional (KOSH / OSH)
29 July 2011; (c) Alex Christie

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Jan-2019 21:11 gerard57 Added
12-Jan-2019 21:30 Geno Updated [Total fatalities, Location, Source]
12-Jan-2019 22:52 RobertMB Updated [Time, Phase, Source]
12-Jan-2019 23:52 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Damage, Narrative]
13-Jan-2019 04:46 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Jan-2019 08:13 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
13-Jan-2019 08:14 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
13-Jan-2019 11:12 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
13-Jan-2019 14:57 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code, Damage]
15-Jan-2019 07:05 Anon. Updated [Embed code, Narrative]

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