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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 237568
Last updated: 5 September 2020
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Date:30-JUN-2020
Time:13:25
Type:Aviastroitel AC-5M
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N263R
C/n / msn: 028
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bend Municipal Airport (KBDN/BDN), OR -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Bend Municipal Airport, OR (KBDN/BDN)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft impacted airport terrain during a takeoff attempt at Bend Municipal Airport (KBDN/BDN), Oregon. The glider was destroyed by the ensuing post crash fire and the sole pilot onboard received fatal injures.

Sources:

https://centraloregondaily.com/pilot-killed-in-powered-glider-crash-near-bend-airport/
https://ktvz.com/news/accidents-crashes/2020/06/30/powered-glider-crashes-after-takeoff-at-bend-airport-killing-pilot/
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=263R

https://www.flickr.com/photos/russia_ac5m_assembly/6866897023/in/photostream/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Jul-2020 07:35 gerard57 Added
01-Jul-2020 07:36 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type]
01-Jul-2020 09:03 RobertMB Updated [Registration, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Jul-2020 11:14 Captain Adam Updated [Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
02-Jul-2020 02:28 Geno Updated [Source]

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