Fatal Crash at Reno Air Show [Updated]


A World War II–era fighter — the Galloping Ghost — crashed into some box seats at an air show in Reno yesterday, killing 3 and wounding over 50. The plane’s veteran stunt pilot, who’d flown in such Hollywood productions as 2002’s Dragonfly, was among the dead; according to KTVN TV, 19 pilots have died in the show’s 44-year history. [AP]

Update: The death toll from the crash has been upped to nine. [AP]