Twin Tigers Airshow Pilot, Passenger Killed In Crash


Airshow pilot Mark Nowosielski and his passenger Nathan Sorenson died in the crash of the Mustang II homebuilt they were flying in Coweta County, Georgia, on Saturday. Nowosielski was part of the Twin Tigers team with Mark Sorenson, who is Nathan’s father. The two had flown from Florida where it was reported that Nowosielski had just bought the Mustang II, a high performance two-place kit aircraft.

The Twin Tigers flew Yak 55s in a variety of acts that earned Nowosielski the Bill Barber Award for Showmanship last year. He was a Southwest pilot as was Sorenson, who was the owner of the airshow team.

Russ Niles
Russ Niles is Editor-in-Chief of AVweb. He has been a pilot for 30 years and joined AVweb 22 years ago. He and his wife Marni live in southern British Columbia where they also operate a small winery.

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    • Mark Nowosielski was an Embry Riddle Aeronautical University graduate, flew with the Twin Tigers team, was a full time airline pilot, and member of the US Unlimited Aerobatic team.