ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 44633
Last updated: 24 May 2013
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Narrative:While maneuvering to land in an open field, an unregistered amateur built gyrocopter, piloted by an uncertificated pilot, contacted a wire and impacted the ground. Witnesses reported no mechanical abnormalities with the gyrocopter prior to it contacting the wire, and examination of the wreckage did not reveal any preimpact failures or malfunctions. CAUSE: The pilot's failure to maintain clearance from a wire while maneuvering to land in an open field.
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|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2|
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||Wilmont, OH -
United States of America
|Phase:|| Take off|
|Departure airport:||BEACH CITY, OH (2D7)|
|Destination airport:||Wilmot, OH|
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