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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202464
Last updated: 13 May 2019
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Date:02-DEC-2017
Time:18:20 LT
Type:American Autogyro SparrowHawk
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N481ZK
C/n / msn: SH2004002K
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hernando, DeSoto County, MS -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Eagles Ridge Airport (MS9)
Narrative:
The aircraft, an experimental House built SparrowHawk gyrocopter, impacted terrain during a landing attempt to a private airstrip in Hernando, Mississippi. The two occupants onboard were fatally injured.

Sources:

http://wreg.com/2017/12/02/1-dead-in-desoto-county-aircraft-crash/
http://www.wmcactionnews5.com/story/36980281/1-dead-in-helicopter-crash-in-hernando
http://www.clarionledger.com/story/news/local/2017/12/03/pilot-dead-after-experimental-gyrocopter-crash/917267001/
http://wreg.com/2017/12/04/report-men-killed-in-weekend-helicopter-crash-identified/
http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=481ZK
http://www.americanautogyro.com


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Dec-2017 09:30 gerard57 Added
03-Dec-2017 10:39 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Location, Narrative]
03-Dec-2017 21:08 Captain Adam Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source]
04-Dec-2017 16:24 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
05-Dec-2017 16:30 Anon. Updated [Destination airport]

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