Accident Bailey-Moyes Dragonfly ,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 386750
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Date:Friday 19 April 2024
Time:c. 13:30 LT
Type:Bailey-Moyes Dragonfly
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:N of Sheets Airport (FA42), Groveland, FL -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Groveland, FL
Destination airport:Groveland, FL
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A Bailey-Moyes Dragonfly aircraft crashed north of Sheets Airport (FA42), Groveland, Florida.
The pilot, Bobby Bailey, one of the designers of the light aircraft type, perished.

Bobby Bailey was test flying a customer built kit aircraft, which reportedly had not been assembled correctly, with a bolt missing in the wing assembly. At an altitude of about 350 feet, the aircraft experienced a wing separation and the impact was not survivable.




Revision history:

20-Apr-2024 01:47 Geno Added
20-Apr-2024 10:36 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Embed code, Narrative, Category]
20-Apr-2024 10:45 RobertMB Updated [Source, Embed code]
19-May-2024 08:37 flyflyfly Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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