Der zweite tödliche Crash innerhalb von drei Tagen bei den Reno National Championship Air Races.
Am Dienstag ist Steve Dari, ein Pilot aus Lemon Grove kurz nach dem Start seines Doppeldeckers abgeschmiert und tödlich verletzt worden.
Brad Morehouse (Afton Flight Service) starb am Donnerstag beim Crash seiner L-39 Albatross ‚Dino Juice‘, eines Jet-Trainings Flugzeugs.
Damit gab es in der 44-jährigen Geschichte der Reno Flugzeugrennen 17 Tote.
Reno ist jeweils im September Schauplatz der ‚Reno National Championship Air Races‘. Bei dieser Luftfahrtveranstaltung auf dem Stead Airfield werden mit Flugzeugen in sechs verschiedenen Typklassen (u.a. Sportflugzeuge, Jets, kolbengetriebene Jagdflugzeuge der WWII-Ära) Rennen ausgeflogen.
Steve Dari from Lemon Grove was killed when his biplane stalled shortly after takeoff at the air races on Tuesday. His fatal crash had been the first at the races since 2002.
Brad Morehouse of Afton was ‚killed instantly‘ when his jet L-39 Albatross ‚Dino Juice‘ crashed on thursday, what forced the suspension of Thursday’s afternoon competition.
CAB VIEW TRAIN ACCIDENTS & Close Calls FPV First Person View Railway Crashes Compilation! - Duration: 9:25. Virality TV 2,854,505 views The Reno Air Races, officially known as the National Championship Air Races, is a multi-day event tailored to the aviation community that takes place each September at the Reno Stead Airport a few miles north An American flag and the POW flag fly at half-staff as a grandstand is shown in background and a plane rests in the foreground at the in , Nev., Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011 Reno Air Races crash On September 16, 2011, at the , a North American P-51D Mustang flown by James K. "Jimmy" Leeward ed into spectators, the pilot and 10 people on the ground, and injuring 69 Tags: 2011, reno, races, crash, A week after the catastrophic at the that killed 11 people and injured dozens more, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) today released its preliminary report on Lately there’s been an email circulating that purports to be from someone on the Wildfire Racing team who had a long talk with race pilot Matt Jackson about Jimmy Leeward’s last month at There was a “mayday” situation Friday when two jets bumped in mid- during competition at the . The planes were damaged but there was no , according to an event spokeswoman.