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Old 09-18-2019, 07:45 PM
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Default RV-8 Crash in the Poconos (PA)

This one hits too close to home. Hug your loved ones extra tight tonight guys.

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.poc...emplate=ampart
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Old 09-18-2019, 08:52 PM
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More info:

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Old 09-20-2019, 03:44 PM
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s/n 80039. One of the oldest ones.

RIP to the unfortunate owner and passenger. Very sad.
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Old 09-20-2019, 06:03 PM
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https://www.poconorecord.com/news/20...h-victims-ided

My buddy Matt was getting a demo ride from one of the owners, John when it crashed. Both pilots ID’d today.

RIP gents, tailwinds as you fly west.
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Old 09-20-2019, 07:30 PM
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https://www.poconorecord.com/news/20...h-victims-ided

My buddy Matt was getting a demo ride from one of the owners, John when it crashed. Both pilots ID’d today.

RIP gents, tailwinds as you fly west.
Ugh. So sorry for your loss.
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Old 10-02-2019, 08:30 PM
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https://app.ntsb.gov/pdfgenerator/Re...relim&IType=FA

Preliminary report is out
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