Tuesday, October 06, 2020

Evolution Trikes Revo, N449WB: Fatal accident occurred October 04, 2020 near Hawthorne Municipal Airport (KHHR), Los Angeles County, California



Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Los Angeles, California

Ultralight clipped fence during departure and crashed into canal side wall and fell into the canal. 


Date: 04-OCT-20
Time: 16:30:00Z
Regis#: N449WB
Aircraft Make: EVOLUTION
Aircraft Model: REVO
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: FATAL
Total Fatal: 1
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: DESTROYED
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: TAKEOFF (TOF)
Operation: 91
City: HAWTHORNE
State: CALIFORNIA

Those who may have information that might be relevant to the National Transportation Safety Board investigation may contact them by email eyewitnessreport@ntsb.gov, and any friends and family who want to contact investigators about the accident should email assistance@ntsb.gov.

4 comments:

  1. I witnessed this crash at Hawthorne Municipal Airport. I am so sad about this and I hope the pilots family is ok.

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  2. This is the third crash and the second fatal crash involving Pacific Blue Air Evolution Trikes at Hawthorne Airport in the past 4 years. I'm thinking this can't be just "bad luck".

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  3. Has there been any update by the NTSB as to why the plane crashed

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  4. Has there been any update by the NTSB as to why the plane crashed

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