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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 238581
Last updated: 18 August 2020
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Date:24-JUL-2020
Time:c. 11:51
Type:Silhouette image of generic RV8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Van's RV-8
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N138PM
C/n / msn: 81895
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Tehachapi, Kern County, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Los Angeles-Whiteman Airport, CA (WHP/KWHP)
Destination airport:Tehachapi-Kern County Airport, CA (TSP/KTSP)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The aircraft, an experimentally Phillips Michael G built Van's RV-8, impacted a building under unknown circumstances near Tehachapi Municipal Airport (TSP/KTSP), Tehachapi, Kern County, California. The airplane was destroyed and the sole pilot onboard was fatally injured.

Sources:

https://www.kget.com/news/local-news/plane-crash-reported-in-tehachapi/
https://www.turnto23.com/news/local-news/one-person-dead-following-plane-crash-in-tehachapi
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N138PM/history/20200724/1826Z/KWHP/KTSP
https://www.vansaircraft.com/first-flights/michael-phillipss-rv-8/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Jul-2020 20:57 Captain Adam Added
24-Jul-2020 21:33 Geno Updated [Time, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
25-Jul-2020 07:03 harro Updated [Source]

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