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Date:31-AUG-2008
Time:09:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
De Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth
Owner/operator:Tiger Moth Drivers LLC
Registration: N522R
C/n / msn: 83999
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:East Windsor, CT -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Skylark Airpark - K7B6
Destination airport:KBID
Narrative:
The 1930's Tiger Moth lost power about 200 feet after take off from Skylark Airprk (K7B6) and landed on top of a tree at East Windsor, CT. The two occupants were trapped for three hours at 50 feet before being rescued by one of the plane's owners. He was not flying, but he happens to own a tree service. A K-Max helicopter from Kaman Aerospace was provided to lift the plane from the trees, and return it to the airport.

Note: the Tiger Moth is registered by FAA with former RAF serial T7602

Sources:

https://www.nbcsports.com/bayarea/pages/landing_maiocco_v3?blockID=133207&tagID=590
http://web.archive.org/web/20080906172808/http://www.wfsb.com:80/news/17352574/detail.html
http://www.wtic.com/pages/2885288.php?

http://www.airport-data.com/images/aircraft/small/000/045/045713.jpg (photo)


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-May-2010 00:53 RobertMB Added
23-Jun-2010 21:23 pauldow Updated [Date, Destination airport, Narrative]

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