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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 205027
Last updated: 21 May 2018
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Date:23-JAN-2018
Time:15:30+
Type:Silhouette image of generic TAIL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Wittman W-10 Tailwind
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N251WT
C/n / msn: 1
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:South of Sauk Centre Municipal Airport (D39), Sauk Centre, MN -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Sauk Centre Muni (D39)
Destination airport:Sauk Centre Muni (D39)
Narrative:
The aircraft, an experimental Skwira built W-10 Tailwind, disappeared from radar while preforming take off and landings at Suak Centre Municipal Airport (D39) in Sauk Center, Minnesota. The plane was found the following day in Getty Township in an empty field approximately six miles south of the Sauk Centre Airport. The plane sustained substantial damage and the sole pilot on board suffered fatal injures.

Sources:

http://www.fox9.com/news/pilot-dies-in-plane-crash-near-sauk-centre-minn
http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2018/01/24/sauk-centre-plane-crash/
http://wjon.com/pilot-dead-after-plane-crashes-near-sauk-centre-airport/
http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=251WT
https://www.facebook.com/saukherald/photos/a.261037694092491.1073741825.261037660759161/758312574364998/?type=3&theater


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Jan-2018 19:59 Captain Adam Added
24-Jan-2018 23:08 Geno Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Plane category]
24-Jan-2018 23:09 Geno Updated [Aircraft type]
25-Jan-2018 17:28 Captain Adam Updated [Source, Damage, Narrative]

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