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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 263023
Last updated: 4 December 2021
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Date:24-MAY-2021
Time:c. 13:42
Type:Silhouette image of generic RV8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Van's RV-8
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N284RM
MSN: 81670
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Frozen Creek, Breathitt County, KY -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Haller Airpark (7FL4), FL
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The aircraft, an experimentally Munson, Roger J built Van's RV-8, N284RM, impacted open field terrain in the Frozen Creek community of Breathitt County, Vancleve, Kentucky. The crash happened in a field at the junction of KY-1812 and KY-378.

The airplane was destroyed by the post crash fire and the sole pilot onboard was fatally injured.

Sources:

https://www.wtvq.com/2021/05/24/pilot-may-have-been-trying-to-land-when-plane-crashed-in-field/
https://www.lex18.com/breaking-news-alerts/breaking-news-a-small-plane-crashed-in-breathitt-county-ky
https://www.1039thebulldog.com/2021/05/24/officials-confirm-a-plane-has-crashed-in-breathitt-county/
https://www.wymt.com/2021/05/24/plane-crash-in-breathitt-county-near-vancleave/
http://www.kathrynsreport.com/2021/05/fatal-accident-occurred-may-24-2021-in.html
https://globe.adsbexchange.com/?icao=a2de5a&lat=34.188&lon=-84.061&zoom=6.7&showTrace=2021-05-24
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N284RM
https://registry.faa.gov/AircraftInquiry/Search/NNumberResult?nNumberTxt=284RM

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-May-2021 21:43 Geno Added
24-May-2021 22:14 Captain Adam Updated [Aircraft type, Embed code]
24-May-2021 22:52 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
25-May-2021 12:57 Captain Adam Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
25-May-2021 17:50 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]

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