Two witnesses reported that they saw the pilot performing touch-and-go landings at the airport in Macon, Ga.
During takeoff, the Piper J3C-65 lifted off about halfway down the runway and began a right turn to the crosswind leg of the traffic pattern when it was about 100 feet above ground level (agl). As it began the right turn, its bank angle increased from about 30° to 90°, and its forward speed slowed.
The Cub stalled, rolled right, and descended uncontrolled into a grassy area adjacent to the runway, resulting in two serious injuries. [Read more…]