November 18, 2012, Burlington, Wis. Grumman American AA-1B


The airplane impacted terrain at about 1320 Central time, sustaining substantial damage. The private pilot and passenger were fatally injured. Visual conditions prevailed.

An eyewitness reported seeing the accident airplane flying toward the airport from the southwest. The airplane appeared to be in a steep descent with a slight left turn. A few moments later, the witness saw the airplane in a tight right turn that developed into a spin. The airplane then rapidly descended toward terrain.


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