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Message: [Acro] Fw: Christen Eagle bail-out near Chicago - any details?

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From: "Bear" <dmcff at email.msn.com>

Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2002 15:51:45 UTC


Message:

  
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bear" <dmcff at email.msn.com>
To: <djmolny at yahoo.com>
Sent: Monday, August 12, 2002 1:40 AM
Subject: Re: [Acro] Christen Eagle bail-out near Chicago - any details?


> Hi All- Eagle II Crash west of Chicago, South of Elburn, happened Sat. Two
> pilots got out, one at 400 AGL and one at about 100 AGL or so. First pilot
> out landed OK, second hit under streamer 10 feet from the plane, but only
> got a small fracture and bruises- wow! Pilot noticed no/low oil pressure
(no
> acro had been done that flight yet), and was returning to airport. Smoke
> began entering cockpit and engine began to run loud- banging and clanking-
> desicion was made to go by chute. Aircraft hit a bean field straight down,
> no damage spread- pilot trimmed nose down on the way out. I saw the wreck,
> and the blades were clearly bent back indicating likelyhood of no power,
and
> the engine is in the front seat. More to follow as facts get clearer.
>
> Doug Partl
> IAC Tech
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "DJ Molny" <djmolny at yahoo.com>
> To: "Exploder IAC" <acro at gf24.de>
> Sent: Sunday, August 11, 2002 8:53 PM
> Subject: [Acro] Christen Eagle bail-out near Chicago - any details?
>
>
> > Saw brief footage of a wrecked Christen Eagle that crashed into a farm
> field "west of Chicago" today, after the pilot
> > and passenger bailed out due to engine problems and smoke in the
cockpit.
> Anyone have details of this mishap?
> >
> > Regards,
> > DJ Molny
> > IAC Chapter 12
> > Rocky Mountain Aerobatic Club
> >
> > "Have you had your Vitamin G today?"
> >
> >
> >
> > .
> >
> >
> >
>



                


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