Preliminary Accident Reports

January 2002 Issue

October 07, Woodstock, Ala. / Champion 7AC/BCM

At about 17:00 central time, a Champion 7AC/BCM crashed while maneuvering near Woodstock, killing the pilot. Family members said the pilot made a low pass over their rural residences, then executed two tight 360-degree turns at about 60 to 80 feet agl over the pilot’s mother’s backyard. The airplane made a “pop,” nosed over and crashed in almost a vertical attitude....

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