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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 35361
Last updated: 18 December 2019
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Date:01-AUG-1983
Time:19:04
Type:Silhouette image of generic VEZE model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rutan VariEze
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N79AA
C/n / msn: SN 1096
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Tucson, AZ -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Tucson-Ryan Airfield, AZ (RYN)
Destination airport:Tucson-Ryan Airfield, AZ (RYN)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
WITNESSES OBSERVED THE ACFT MAKE 4 LOW PASSES, 200-300 FT AGL. ON THE LAST PASS THE ACFT PULLED UP INO ABOUT A 30 DEG NOSE HIGH ATTITUDE & START A RIGHT ROLL. THE NOSE BEGAN TO DROP, & AS THE ROLL WAS COMPLETED THE ACFT WAS IN ABOUT A 80 DEG NOSE LOW, WINGS LEVEL ATTITUDE. IT IMPACTED THE GROWND IN A 30 DEG NOSE DOWN ATTITUDE. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X44203


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:22 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
01-Jun-2019 11:49 harro Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport]

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