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PostPosted: Sat Jan 04, 2020 7:49 pm 
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I am now sure this is pertinent to this site, but likely of some interest:

https://www.cnn.com/2020/01/04/us/california-plane-crash-trnd/index.html


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Thoughts and prayers to family and friends.
This kind of thing is always awful.

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Hmmm a Thunder Mustang. Will be interested in finding out the cause.


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Links to the primary resources I use to follow investigations.

https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/231931

http://www.kathrynsreport.com/2020/01/t ... ident.html

Very sad to hear of this loss.


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Saville wrote:
Hmmm a Thunder Mustang. Will be interested in finding out the cause.


KTLA said he radioed engine failure & was on fire.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 06, 2020 2:00 am 
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That was Gunther Balz' s thunder mustang originally, there is a article on it from 2013
https://www.planeandpilotmag.com/articl ... hLZuCjZU4M


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Cool looking design and they supposedly fly quite well not sure how many kits have been completed, but therehave many lost in accidents.


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