NTSB Identification: OAK72FVA71
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PITTS S-1S, registration: N98X

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0152  72/5/10    MERCED,CALIF        PITTS S-1S          CR-  1  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, AGE 42, 3000
        TIME - 1720                    N98X                PX-  0  0  0  PRACTICE                  TOTAL HOURS, 100 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - MERCED
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          MERCED,CALIF                LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           AIRFRAME FAILURE: IN FLIGHT                              IN FLIGHT: ACROBATICS
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: UNCONTROLLED                IN FLIGHT: UNCONTROLLED DESCENT
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           AIRFRAME - WINGS: OTHER
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - SEPARATION IN FLIGHT
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- LWR R WING DISINTEGRATED DURG LOW LVL PRACT FOR AIR SHOW,CAUSE OF MATL FAILURE NOT DETERMINED.

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