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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 240867
Last updated: 23 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic T51 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Titan T-51 Mustang
Registration: N153JW
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:NW of Van Aire Airport (CO12), Brighton, CO -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Brighton, CO (CO12)
Destination airport:Brighton, CO (CO12)
Investigating agency: NTSB
On September 2, 2020, at 1213 mountain daylight time, a Titan Mustang T-51 airplane, N153JW, was destroyed when it was involved in an accident near Brighton, Colorado. The pilot was fatally injured. The airplane was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 personal flight.
Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) data indicated that the pilot departed at 1157 and proceeded about 10 miles east before returning to the airport. The pilot appeared to execute a takeoff and landing before entering a right-hand traffic pattern. After completing a second takeoff and landing, the pilot again entered a right traffic pattern. However, as the turn continued, the airplane entered a gradual descent. The final ADS-B data point was located about 1/2-mile northwest of the runway. The associated altitude was approximately 100 ft above ground level.
A postrecovery examination of the airframe and engine is pending.


NTSB (photo)


Revision history:

03-Sep-2020 00:07 Geno Added
03-Sep-2020 02:47 Geno Updated [Source]
03-Sep-2020 04:40 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Phase, Nature, Source]
03-Sep-2020 05:13 RobertMB Updated [Departure airport, Narrative]
16-Sep-2020 08:30 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Accident report]
16-Sep-2020 08:32 ASN Update Bot Updated [Source, Narrative]

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