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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236299
Last updated: 22 May 2020
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Date:21-MAY-2020
Time:c. 19:12
Type:Silhouette image of generic BL8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bellanca 8KCAB Decathlon CS
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N68555
C/n / msn: 23-72
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Riddles Bend, Rainbow City, AL -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
While apparently practicing aerobatic maneuvers, the aircraft experienced a loss of engine power and subsequent forced landing to wooded terrain in Rainbow City south of Northeast Alabama Regional Airport (GAD/KGAD), Gadsden, Alabama. The airplane sustained unreported damage and the sole pilot onboard was not injured.

Sources:

https://www.gadsdentimes.com/news/20200521/pilot-escapes-without-injury-as-plane-crashes-in-riddles-bend
https://www.google.com/maps/place/Riddles+Bend+Rd,+Alabama+35906/@33.8874477,-86.0875039,5781m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m5!3m4!1s0x888a301f70922469:0x502d9d766633813f!8m2!3d33.8895014!4d-86.09104?hl=en-us
FAA
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=68555

https://cdn.jetphotos.com/full/2/57467_1118527566.jpg (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-May-2020 04:29 Geno Added
22-May-2020 14:45 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]
22-May-2020 16:24 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Phase, Source]

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