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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153360
 
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Date:17-FEB-2013
Time:15:30 CST
Type:Quicksilver MX-II
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: Unreg.
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Poplarville area, MS -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The aircraft, an experimental unregistered Quicksilver MX-II, maneuvering at a low altitude, may have encountered wind gusts that caused the plane to clip a pine tree and crash to the ground in the Poplarville area of Mississippi.
The aircraft sustained substantial damage and the sole pilot onboard was killed.
It was reportedly the pilot's first flight in the aircraft.

Sources:

http://www.wlox.com/story/21241100/arizona-man-dies-in-small-plane-crash
http://m.picayuneitem.com/picayune/pm_113077/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=gu224sRp
http://picayune-poplarville.wlox.com/news/news/60968-faa-investigating-fatal-plane-crash-near-poplarville
https://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=20130218X12118&key=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Feb-2013 09:35 gerard57 Added
21-Feb-2013 23:09 Geno Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Phase, Nature, Damage, Narrative]
21-Feb-2013 23:14 Geno Updated [Source, Narrative]
26-Feb-2013 00:27 Geno Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative, Plane category, ]

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