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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 249862
Last updated: 18 June 2021
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Date:17-APR-2021
Time:13:57 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic TBM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman TBM-3E Avenger
Owner/operator:Valiant Air Command Inc
Registration: N108Q
MSN: 4093
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Cocoa Beach, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:Titusville-Space Center Executive Airport, FL (TIX/KTIX)
Destination airport:Titusville-Space Center Executive Airport, FL (TIX/KTIX)
Narrative:
A Grumman TBM-3E Avenger made a soft landing with folden undercarriage into the water close to Cocoa Beach, Florida, during the Cocoa Beach Air Show, after engine problems.
The pilot escaped unhurt and the aircraft sustained probably substantial water damage.

This aircraft was built under license by Eastern Aircraft Division of General Motors Corporation in 1945 and operated for the U.S. Navy as BuNo 91188.
It first flew for Valiant Air Command in 2020 as N108Q (ex N108Z) after an almost 18-year restoration.

Sources:

https://nbc-2.com/news/state/2021/04/17/plane-lands-in-ocean-during-cocoa-beach-air-show/
https://timesnewsexpress.com/news/world/top-stories/cocoa-beach-air-show-vintage-plane-makes-emergency-water-landing/
https://cocoabeachairshow.com/vac-warbirds-announce/
https://www.valiantaircommand.com/tbm-avenger-torpedo-bomber
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N108Q
http://www.joebaugher.com/navy_serials/thirdseries10.html
https://globe.adsbexchange.com/?icao=a023ca&lat=28.352&lon=-80.596&zoom=12.4&showTrace=2021-04-17

https://www.airport-data.com/images/aircraft/001/024/001024679.jpg (photo)

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Apr-2021 18:35 harro Added
17-Apr-2021 18:39 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Nature, Source, Embed code]
17-Apr-2021 18:45 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
17-Apr-2021 18:47 harro Updated [Location, Phase, Embed code]
17-Apr-2021 18:52 harro Updated [Time, Source, Embed code, Category]
18-Apr-2021 07:53 RobertMB Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
20-Apr-2021 11:18 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]

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