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Unread post by Bearcat » Thu Sep 12, 2019 6:25 am

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Re: Ercoupe Crash-USA

Unread post by spokes » Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:08 am

And I though they were uncrashable😉
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Re: Ercoupe Crash-USA

Unread post by Deanw » Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:17 am

Going in vertical?

Looks like the building saved them.
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Re: Ercoupe Crash-USA

Unread post by ddevos » Thu Sep 12, 2019 9:29 am

That doesn't look like a strongly built building at all. What's more, I'd like to know how that aircraft hit the building, there is rather little damage to the nose and the one prop blade isn't even bent. I don't think the engine was turning when it hit the building either.
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Re: Ercoupe Crash-USA

Unread post by Pink Panther » Thu Sep 12, 2019 9:27 pm

Hmmmm.... this isnt good the Ercoupe is a puppy dog. WWW?? Ercoupe wont just drop in like that... it is a very forgiving little machine. Glad that the crew are alive.
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