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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 242697
Last updated: 17 July 2021
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Time:c. 16:05
Type:Silhouette image of generic PTS1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Pitts S-1S Special
Owner/operator:Plane Fun Inc TR Trustee
Registration: N25LM
MSN: LM101
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rugendorf -   Germany
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Kulmbach Airfield (EDQK)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
The aircraft, an experimentally Lynn Maness built Pitts S-1S Special, impacted a meadow in a near vertical descent in Rugendorf, Germany.
The airplane was destroyed and the sole pilot onboard was fatally injured.

It appears that the pilot lost control while doing aerobatics.

Sources: (photo)


Photo of N25LM courtesy

Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)
9 September 2016; (c) Mick Bajcar

Revision history:

20-Sep-2020 15:21 gerard57 Added
20-Sep-2020 15:59 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]
20-Sep-2020 17:31 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Sep-2020 17:51 private pilot Updated [Source, Narrative]
20-Sep-2020 17:55 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
20-Sep-2020 18:31 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Sep-2020 18:59 Captain Adam Updated [Phase, Narrative]

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