April 1, Shelbyville, Ill. / Pitts S-2A


At 10:30 CST, an Aerotek Pitts S-2A struck a golf cart while landing on runway 14 at Shelby County Airport, killing the driver of the golf cart and leaving the pilot uninjured. The golf cart was being used to apply weed killer adjacent to runway 14 and was about five feet off the side of the 200-foot-wide runway. The airplane struck the vehicle about 500 to 600 feet from the point of touchdown.


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