ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 23062
Last updated: 20 June 2013
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Narrative:Ambulance dispatch near Wheatley reported to Windsor Tower that an ultralight aircraft had crashed in a field and the single person on board was fatally injured. No other information available. London F.S.S. was advised by the Chatham/Kent Police. O.P.I.: PAB Supplemental information from T.S.B. Initial Notification (#A99O0149): The pilot took off on the first flight with the Macair Merlin Sport ultralight aircraft after completing modifications to the aircraft including the installation of a larger 100HP liquid-cooled engine. The aircraft was observed to enter a left turn at tree top level on climbout and continued in a left, banked attitude until it pitched steep nose down and struck the ground. The pilot was fatally injured.
|Type:||Macair Merlin Sport 65D|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Wheatley, ON -
|Phase:|| Initial climb|
|Departure airport:||Wheatley (private aerodrome), ON|
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