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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39282
Last updated: 19 February 2020
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Date:20-APR-1991
Time:13:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic MIMU model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mustang Aeronautics Midget Mustang MM-1
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N484N
C/n / msn: 784
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Ephrata, WA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Ephrata, WA (EPH)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PILOT OF AN AMATEUR-BUILT BUSHBY 'MIDGET MUSTANG' LOST CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT AT LOW ALTITUDE, WHILE CIRCLING HIS BROTHER-IN-LAW'S RESIDENCE. THE AIRCRAFT CRASHED INTO AN OPEN FIELD MOMENTS AFTER THE WINGS WERE ROLLED LEVEL FROM A STEEP BANK. CAUSE: THE PILOT'S LOSS OF CONTROL AFTER HE INITIATED A MANEUVER AT LOW ALTITUDE.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001212X16891


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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