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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 226284
Last updated: 20 September 2019
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Date:17-JUN-2019
Time:11:30 LT
Type:Trella T-21 Experimental
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N450C
C/n / msn: 106
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Tri-Cities Airport (KCZG), Endicott, NY -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft, an originally built 1949 Trella T-21, re-built by built Darrow Russell E, crashed under unknown circumstances near Tri-Cities Airport (KCZG), in Endicott, Broome County, New York. The aircraft sustained unreported damage and the sole pilot on board was fatally injured.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released the following statement:
"A Trella T-21 aircraft crashed about 500 yards from the runway at Tri-Cities Airport in Endicott, N.Y. about 11:30 a.m. today. Only the pilot was on board. Contact local authorities for the pilot’s name and medical condition. The FAA will investigate and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will determine the probable cause of the accident".

The one of a kind Trella is a two-seat airplane equipped with a pusher Lycoming 0290 engine. No flaps. It's mostly a metal aircraft, with fabric flight controls. It's a solid airplane with rivets everywhere.

Sources:

https://www.pressconnects.com/story/news/local/2019/06/17/plane-crashes-tri-cities-airport-endicott/1477764001/
https://wbng.com/news/top-stories/2019/06/17/endicott-police-ambulance-respond-to-reports-of-small-plane-crash/
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http://www.bubbajaviation.com/Endicott-Flying-Trella-T21-N450C.html
http://www.bubbajaviation.com/Rebuilding-Trella-T-21-Airplane-To-Original.html
https://flightaware.com/resources/registration/N450C
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vve151rfU24 (aircraft in action)
https://www.facebook.com/BubbaJAviationServices/photos/pcb.1540628992634071/1540628439300793/?type=3&theater (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Jun-2019 19:30 Iceman 29 Added
17-Jun-2019 20:59 Captain Adam Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
17-Jun-2019 21:20 Captain Adam Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Location, Source, Narrative]
17-Jun-2019 22:20 Captain Adam Updated [Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]
18-Jun-2019 10:55 Iceman 29 Updated [Nature, Source, Embed code, Damage]
18-Jun-2019 10:57 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Embed code, Narrative]

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