Pulling out from a uncontrolled dive at 400 feet the wings from the faithful 53 year old radio controlled (the yellow remains in foto below) Rudderbug collapsed and broke off leaving the fuselage. to fall straight down burying its nose, radio gear, and motor into the ground. The wings following suit fluttering down like leaves off a tree. The wreckage was spread over 400 feet.
Poor grandpa k1ugm and Al w9amx,
The AMA FAA investigation team is looking into the crash. A terrorized terrorist is suspected of causing the crash.
Early investigation disclosed a mouse's living quarters in the tail section. It is believed that a terrorized mouse terrorist could have been running back and forth in the fuselage causing an unbalance in the plane causing it to dive. The pilots pulling out of the dive stressed the wings which folded up causing a death dive into the ground. No mouse body parts were found at the crash site. no mouse parachute was sited either. The investigation continues. See the photo below of Terrorist Mouse hide out
Early photos of the Rudderbug during construction. Did this mini terrorist create a defect in the wing causing the crash?
Celebrations before the rudder bugs maiden powered flight. Did these celebrants distract the builder during the construction phase causing a weakness in the wing spars?
The investigation continues.
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