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"There I was..." Dan Bass"There I was..." Dan Bass

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From the Air Safety Institute’s “There I was…” podcast –

In this episode, we talk to Minnesota-based pilot Dan Bass. While flying his Mooney on a return trip from Ontario, Dan experienced carbon monoxide poisoning and lost consciousness while airborne. Hear Dan’s incredible story of survival as he wakes up in a snow-covered field in the bitter February cold.

Listen to the full “There I was…” podcast to hear Dan Bass’s story.

Below are some photos from Dan’s incident.

N9149V flight path and crash site (Image courtesy of FlightAware)
Wreckage of N9149V
Broken windshield
Crash site at night
Crash site at night
Crash site at night
Crash site at night
Crash site at night
Crash site at night
Dan’s last photo taken before the incident.
 
Example of a muffler shroud
Example of a muffler shroud
Muffler shroud removed
Example of crack in muffler (Image courtesy of Ben Showman)