NTSB Identification: ERA13FA071
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, December 01, 2012 in Pahokee, FL
Aircraft: GREEN GARY E THORP T-18, registration: N118GG
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.


On December 1, 2012, about 1319 eastern standard time, an experimental amateur built Thorp T-18, N118GG, registered to and operated by the pilot, was destroyed when it broke up in flight over Pahokee, Florida. The personal flight was conducted under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91. The airline transport pilot was fatally injured. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed, and no flight plan was filed. The flight departed Pompano Beach Airpark (PMP), Pompano Beach, Florida, at 1259.

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