Preliminary Accident Reports

December 2003 Issue

September 13, Mountain View, Calif. / Pitts S-2C

At 1545 Pacific time, an Aviat Pitts S-2C was damaged when it crashed inverted after dragging a wing during an air show at Moffett Federal Airfield. The pilot suffered minor injuries. The pilot said he was executing a series of low altitude slow rolls, about 35 feet agl, when the left wing contacted the runway. The airplane descended to the runway inverted and slid to a stop....

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