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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 227960
Last updated: 7 August 2019
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Date:06-AUG-2019
Time:c. 17:30
Type:Volmer VJ-22 Sportsman
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N135PZ
C/n / msn: 1
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Dyes Inlet near Silverdale, Kitsap Peninsula, WA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Dyes Inlet, Silverdale, WA
Narrative:
An experimental Gail A Hess amateur built Volmer VJ-22 Sportsman experienced an apparent geardown landing to the waters of Dyes Inlet near Silverdale, Washington. The amphibious aircraft came to rest inverted, sustaining relative minor damage and the sole pilot onboard received minor injuries.

Sources:

https://komonews.com/news/local/plane-crashes-in-dyes-inlet-only-person-on-board-is-uninjured

https://www.king5.com/article/news/local/pilot-safe-after-plane-crashes-into-dyes-inlet-on-kitsap-peninsula/281-8a0f3c79-3984-4b0a-a2d1-bf99ff2f1e95
https://www.google.com/maps/place/Silverdale,+WA/@47.6697465,-122.6896125,12z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x549025035b5855f3:0x83a62a573d28d5f8?hl=en-us&gl=us
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=135PZ

https://buildandfly.shop/product/volmer-vj22-sportsman/

http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/photo/000997752.html (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Aug-2019 02:15 Geno Added
07-Aug-2019 02:41 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Aug-2019 08:33 RobertMB Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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