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Monday, March 16, 2009

"Pip" Borrman dies in stunt plane crash

Well known Australian aerobatic pilot, "Pip" Borrman was killed in a plane crash at Shepparton Airfield on 25 February 2009 while preparing a routine for the Avalon Air Show.

54 year old Peter "Pip" Borrman, was tragically killed while preparing a Pitts Samson aerobatic aircraft for its first outing at the Avalon Air Show. "Pip" Borrman has performed at the Avalon Airshow
every year since 1992.

"Pip" had completed a loop-the-loop above the northern end of Shepparton Airfield, when his plane failed to climb again, crashing into a paddock and bursting into flames.