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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 243749
Last updated: 1 December 2020
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Date:08-OCT-2020
Time:c. 16:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic PIAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Pipistrel Alpha Trainer
Owner/operator:Piedmont Flight Training
Registration: N227PF
C/n / msn: 1004 AT 912 LSA
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Yadkin, Stokes County, NC -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Winston-Salem-Smith-Reynolds Airport, NC (INT/KINT)
Destination airport:Winston-Salem-Smith-Reynolds Airport, NC (INT/KINT)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The aircraft experienced the deployment of the Ballistic Recovery Systemís parachute and subsequent landing in trees in Stokes County, North Carolina
The left-hand wing broke off in the accident sequence and the sole pilot onboard was not injured.

Sources:

https://www.wfmynews2.com/article/news/local/pilots-crashes-plane-in-stokes-county/83-08113913-2247-4eeb-8ed5-939750e97227
https://www.wxii12.com/article/stokes-county-plane-crash-highway-patrol-investigation/34318957
https://globe.adsbexchange.com/?icao=a1fc4d&lat=36.269&lon=-80.289&zoom=15.2&showTrace=2020-10-08
https://flypft.com/
https://www.newsbreak.com/news/2078744439033/pilot-walks-away-without-a-scratch-after-plane-crash-in-stokes-county-ncshp
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QWnZcRHj46A
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N227PF

https://www.pipistrel-aircraft.com/aircraft/flight-training/alpha/

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Oct-2020 01:40 Geno Added
09-Oct-2020 01:48 Geno Updated [Source]
09-Oct-2020 07:11 harro Updated [Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
09-Oct-2020 07:14 harro Updated [Registration, Cn, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Embed code]
09-Oct-2020 07:15 harro Updated [Source]
09-Oct-2020 07:50 RobertMB Updated [Time, Location, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Oct-2020 01:55 Captain Adam Updated [Narrative]

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