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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 167099
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Type:Quicksilver MXL II Sport
Owner/operator:Timothy G Kruse
Registration: N4474P
MSN: 304
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:SSW of Watertown Regional Airport (KATY), Watertown, SD -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Watertown, ND (PRI)
Destination airport:Watertown, SD
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Witnesses stated the airplane made a steep turn at low altitude, followed by a rapid descent and ground impact. The uncertificated pilot was seriously injured and did not recall any of the accident sequence, due to head trauma. Examination of the airframe and engine by Federal Aviation Administration personnel revealed no evidence of mechanical malfunctions or failures that would have precluded normal operation.
Probable Cause: The uncertificated pilot's loss of control while maneuvering at low altitude.



Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

20-Jun-2014 19:17 Geno Added
21-Dec-2016 19:28 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
29-Nov-2017 15:03 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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