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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 205402
Last updated: 21 February 2018
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Date:29-JAN-2018
Time:11:15
Type:Sportcopter II
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N767LW
C/n / msn: SC009
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Van Nuys Airport (KVNY), Van Nuys, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Van Nuys (KVNY)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft, an experimental Miller built Sportcopter II, impacted airport runway terrain shortly after takeoff from Van Nuys Airport (KVNY), Van Nuys, California. The gyrocopter sustained substantial damage and the sole pilot onboard was not injured.

Sources:

https://patch.com/california/northhollywood/homebuilt-helicopter-crashes-van-nuys-airport
http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=767LW

http://www.sportcopter.com/Gyroplanes/SportcopterII/tabid/133/Default.aspx


Revision history:

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31-Jan-2018 03:44 Geno Added

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