Preliminary Accident Reports

August 2002 Issue

May 19, King George, Va. / Beech Musketeer

At about 1020 eastern time, a Beech BE-23 crashed in a residential neighborhood after buzzing a house near King George. The pilot and two passengers were killed. A witness said the pilot routinely flew around the house. On this occasion, the airplane circled twice then dove straight toward the house at high power. It cleared the roof of the house by 25 to 30 feet and then struck trees....

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