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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 214053
Last updated: 24 October 2018
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Date:04-AUG-2018
Time:~10:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic BL8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
American Champion 8GCBC Scout
Owner/operator:Shrimp Basket Catering, Inc
Registration: N424A
C/n / msn: 553-2012
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Baldwin County, Foley, AL -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The single engine aircraft crashed in a field near Craft Farms Road west of County Road 65. It had reportedly picked up an advertising banner when there was apparently a technical failure and the pilot sent out a distress signal. The aircraft dropped the banner but crashed. Both occupants died at the scene.

Sources:

https://weartv.com/news/local/2-killed-in-plane-crash-near-foley
http://www.fox10tv.com/story/38812189/plane-crash-in-foley
https://www.wkrg.com/news/baldwin-county/breaking-plane-crashes-in-foley/1346300145

FAA
http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=424A
http://www.swaynemartin.com/private-pilot/banner-towing-with-haley-howard/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Aug-2018 18:29 Iceman 29 Added
04-Aug-2018 19:03 Iceman 29 Updated [Location, Narrative]
05-Aug-2018 00:40 Geno Updated [Location, Source]
05-Aug-2018 06:40 Captain Adam Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
05-Aug-2018 12:10 Iceman 29 Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Embed code]
05-Aug-2018 14:33 Aerossurance Updated [Nature, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
06-Aug-2018 17:55 harro Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]
06-Aug-2018 18:44 Geno Updated [Location, Source]

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