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Date16/08/2009
CasualtiesMichael Dacre, Avcen MD & Jetpod Designer
AircraftAvcen Jetpod (unregistered)
Took off fromTekah airstrip, Taiping, Malaysia
Purpose of flightAircraft first flight
Incident locationTekah airstrip, Taiping, Malaysia
Incident detailsPitched up on take-off, stalled and crashed into trees on the edge of the airfield. Pilot suffered severe injuries and burns and died at the scene.


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