Preliminary Accident Reports

May 2005 Issue

February 12, 2005, Marion, Miss. / Twente Pitts Model 12

At about 1530 Central time, the airplane was destroyed after colliding with terrain while maneuvering. The Commercial pilot and passenger received fatal injuries. Visual conditions prevailed. Witnesses reported the the pilot had been doing aerobatics. One witness said the airplane pulled out of a loop, rolled abruptly left, and then dove into the ground....

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