No. 432. K & S SA102.5 Cavalier (N491HC c/n 102.5-6850)
Photographed at Evergreen Airfield, Vancouver, Washington, USA, August 1977, by Ron Dupas

K & S SA102.5 Cavalier

08/31/2011. According Aviation Safety Network, this aircraft was lost in an accident that occurred on April 29, 1984 at Palo Alto, California, USA. During a landing, the aircraft bounced and porpoised several times and the nose gear failed. Subsequently, the aircraft skidded to a stop on the runway and a fire erupted in the engine compartment. The two occupants exited the plane, but moments later, it was consumed by the fire.

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