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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 264043
Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Date:15-JUN-2021
Time:c. 08:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic QIC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Quickie Q2 Tri-Q
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N8054Y
MSN: 31569
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Gila Bend Municipal Airport (E63), Maricopa County, AZ -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Gila Bend Municipal Airport, AZ (E63)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The aircraft, an experimentally Larry Covey kit built, QAC Tri-Q Quickie, impacted the terrain shortly after takeoff from Gila Bend Municipal Airport (E63), Maricopa County, Arizona.
The airplane was destroyed by the ensuing post crash fire and one of the two occupants onboard was fatally injured. The second occupant onboard was seriously injured.

Sources:

https://www.abc15.com/news/region-central-southern-az/officials-1-dead-another-injured-after-plane-crashes-catches-fire-at-gila-bend-airport
https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/arizona/articles/2021-06-15/1-person-dead-1-injured-in-fiery-plane-crash-in-gila-bend
https://www.azfamily.com/news/plane-crash-gila-bend-airport/article_00953cf0-cdfa-11eb-9c83-938be3823521.html
https://registry.faa.gov/AircraftInquiry/Search/NNumberResult?nNumberTxt=N8054Y

Media:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Jun-2021 18:16 Captain Adam Added
15-Jun-2021 19:55 RobertMB Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Jun-2021 12:41 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]
16-Jun-2021 13:23 Captain Adam Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
16-Jun-2021 14:21 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Embed code]
16-Jun-2021 18:52 RobertMB Updated [Narrative]
17-Jun-2021 15:21 Captain Adam Updated [Narrative]

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