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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 229076
Last updated: 24 February 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic PZ04 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
PZL-104 Draco Turbine Wilga
Registration: N123T
C/n / msn: 00060024
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Reno-Stead Airport, NV (KRTS) -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Reno-Stead Airport, NV (KRTS)
Destination airport:
A PZL-104 Draco Turbine Wilga crashed during takeoff from Reno-Stead Airport, NV (KRTS). The pilot was departing before a weather front arrived at the airport. Winds were picking up and there was a strong gusting crosswind at the time of takeoff.
The left wing lifted during takeoff. The aircraft banked to the right side of the runway, coming down hard and causing a wing and landing gear to collapse. The occupants were not injured.

The aircraft is an extensively modified PZL-104 Wilga 2000 airframe with a PT6A-28 turbine engine, redesigned wings. control surfaces and landing gear.



Photo of N123T courtesy

Oshkosh - Wittman Regional (KOSH / OSH)
23 July 2018; (c) Gary Vincent

Revision history:

16-Sep-2019 19:48 harro Added
16-Sep-2019 19:49 harro Updated [Location, Narrative]
16-Sep-2019 19:54 harro Updated [Narrative]
17-Sep-2019 07:02 harro Updated [Total occupants, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
17-Sep-2019 07:03 harro Updated [Narrative]

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