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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39474
 
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Date:05-NOV-1983
Time:17:05
Type:Eipper Quicksilver MX
Owner/operator:private
Registration: unreg.
MSN: NONE
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Elwin, IL -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Elwin, IL
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PLT POSSESSED A STUDENT PLT & 3RD CLASS MEDICAL CERTIFICATE. AFTER TAKEOFF, HE CIRCLED OVER THE AIRFIELD, THEN CLIMBED TO ABOUT 200 FT AGL. A HIGH SCHOOL CLASSMATE STATED THAT THE ULTRALIGHT THEN ENTERED A NOSE HIGH ATTITUDE & APPEARED TO ENTER A PRACTICE STALL MANEUVER. BASED ON WITNESS OBSERVATIONS, THE ULTRALIGHT ENTERED THIS MANEUVER FROM ABOUT 150 TO 250 FT AGL. THE ULTRALIGHT THEN WENT INTO A NOSE LOW ATTITUDE & CRASHED. NO EVIDENCE OF A PREIMPACT FAILURE/MALFUNCTION OF THE ULTRALIGHT WAS FOUND. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X45012

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

15 May 1983 Unreg. San Diego Ultralight Park 0 Lakeside, CA w/o
29 Nov 1993 unreg. private 1 Newark, TX sub


Revision history:

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24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added

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