Preliminary Accident Reports

December 2010 Issue

October 17, 2010, Southern Pines, N.C., Loehle 5151 Mustang Experimental

The airplane was destroyed when it collided with trees at 1435 Eastern time. The private pilot was seriously injured. Visual conditions prevailed. The accident airplane was flying in formation with another airplane when the accident pilot reported his "wings were fluttering and he was losing control of the airplane." The other pilot observed the accident airplane in a slow, banking turn.

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