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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 216917
Last updated: 19 November 2018
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Date:30-OCT-2018
Time:14:37 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic CLON model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
AutoGyro Cavalon
Owner/operator:Cavalon Gyro LLC
Registration: N198LT
C/n / msn: V00299
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Sebring Falls Mobile Home Park, Sebring, FL -   United States of America
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Narrative:
The gyrocopter crashed into the Sebring Falls Mobile Home Park in Highlands County under unknown circumstances. The aircraft impacted a house. There was a post-impact fire. 2 occupants died. One person on the ground was injured. 2 houses were destroyed by fire.

Sources:

https://www.turnto23.com/news/national/2-dead-1-injured-after-helicopter-crashes-into-mobile-home-park-setting-homes-on-fire-in-florida
https://www.wfla.com/news/local-news/helicopter-crashes-into-mobile-home-park-in-sebring/1562464299
https://www.abcactionnews.com/news/region-desoto-highlands-hardee/2-dead-helicopter-crash-sebring-florida
FAA
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=198LT


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Oct-2018 21:08 Iceman 29 Added
30-Oct-2018 21:11 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
30-Oct-2018 21:12 Iceman 29 Updated [Narrative]
30-Oct-2018 21:13 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
31-Oct-2018 00:13 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source, Embed code]
31-Oct-2018 15:19 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]
31-Oct-2018 15:38 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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