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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 37189
Last updated: 1 December 2021
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Date:29-JUL-2000
Time:16:05
Type:Silhouette image of generic RAF2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
RAF 2000
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N11ZK
MSN: H2-93-4-107
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Manistique, MI -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:ISQ
Destination airport:Gaylord, MI (GLR)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
A gyrocopter was presumed missing after not completing a VFR flight planned flight with an assumed departure time. The aircraft has been presumed destroyed and the pilot presumed to have been fatally injured. The aircraft was fueled with 16.6 gallons of "avgas" at 1513 and was observed departing at 1545 on a southeast heading. A similar aircraft was observed flying over an island along the route of flight on a southeast heading "at about 4:05 to 4:15 PM." The Air Force Rescue Coordination Center, United States Coast Guard, Civil Air Patrol, and Michigan State Police were notified and search and rescue missions were commenced. Coast Guard District 9 suspended their search at 1620Z 10 August 00. Michigan State Police suspended their search 2200Z 10 August 00. To date, the wreckage has not been located.
Probable Cause: undetermined.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20001212X21374&key=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
12-Dec-2017 18:55 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Plane category]

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