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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 114936
Last updated: 12 November 2021
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Type:Northrop XP-79B Flying Ram
Owner/operator:Northrop Aircraft Corporation
Registration: 43-52437
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Muroc Flight Test Center -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Muroc
Destination airport:Muroc
On a test flight at 10,000 feet control was lost in a turn and the aircraft entered an irrecoverable spin.
After repeated attempts to regain control the pilot, Harry H.Crosby, baled out but was struck and incapacitated or killed by the wing of his aircraft, and fell with his parachute unopened.


Revision history:

19-Jun-2019 08:06 angels one five Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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