Preliminary Accident Reports

June 2009 Issue

April 4, 2009, Englewood, Fla., Van’s RV6A Experimental

At about 1435 Eastern time, the airplane crashed into trees and was substantially damaged. The private pilot/owner was killed and the passenger received serious injuries. Visual conditions prevailed. Witnesses observed the airplane at what they estimated to be about 300 feet AGL perform what appeared to be an aerobatic maneuver and then disappear from sight.

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