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Date:24-JAN-2013
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic EDGE model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Zivko Edge 540
Owner/operator:Chambliss Aerobatics LLC
Registration: N669RB
MSN: 0027
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ilopango -   El Salvador
Phase: En route
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A Zivko Edge 540 aerobatics plane, piloted by Kirby Chambliss, suffered an engine failure, while practicing for a performance at the Illopango, El Salvador Airshow. He descended into a rocky ravine and crashed onto the side of a steep embankment.

The airplane was badly damaged, but Kirby survived with superficial scrapes and bruises.

Sources:

http://www.eaa.org/news/2013/2013-01-23_chambliss-reportedly-ok-after-crash.asp

http://jetphotos.net/viewphoto.php?id=7240177&nseq=2 (photo)


Images:

Photo of N669RB courtesy AirHistory.net


Oshkosh - Wittman Regional (KOSH / OSH)
29 July 2009; (c) Alex Christie

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Jan-2013 01:54 Nieuportt Added
28-Jan-2013 01:57 harro Updated [Narrative]
28-Jan-2013 03:13 RobertMB Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]

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