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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 201996
Last updated: 5 October 2020
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Date:28-FEB-1999
Time:12:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic FOX model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Denney Kitfox II
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N740GP
C/n / msn: 496
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Colorado Spgs, CO -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:00V
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The pilot was landing on runway 15, and the right wing encountered a dust devil. He said that the right wing was picked up, and the airplane was rotated approximately 180 degrees. The airplane came to rest between the runway and taxiway. The left wing spar was bent and the left main landing gear was broken off.
Probable Cause: The airplane's encounter with a dust devil during landing.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20001205X00155&key=1


Revision history:

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26-Nov-2017 10:02 ASN Update Bot Added

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