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Light Aircraft Crashes during Air Show in China; 4 Killed

Sunday, September 18, 2016
By George Hatcher

A light plane crashed during an air show in Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province, China, on September 15th. The plane carrying 4 people was performing stunts when it suddenly plunged from the sky and hit the ground. All 4 people including the pilot were killed in the crash. Download article as PDF »

Stunt Plane Crashes during Air Show in Oregon; Pilot Killed

Monday, August 29, 2016
By George Hatcher

A Stearman biplane went down during the Air show of the Cascades at Madras Municipal Airport, Madras, Jefferson County, Oregon, on August 27th. The accident occurred while the pilot Marcus Paine was attempting to perform a loop. The pilot was reported dead on scene. The crash remains under investigation. Download article as PDF »

Biplane Crashed during Thunder Over Solano Air Show in California; Pilot Killed

Monday, May 5, 2014
By George Hatcher
Biplane Crashed during Thunder Over Solano Air Show in California; Pilot Killed

A 1944 Stearman biplane crashed on a runway at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, California. The incident happened at about 2 p.m on May 4 during the Thunder Over Solano air show, when the pilot was performing an acrobatic aerial maneuver very close to the ground. The specific stunt is known as “cutting a... »

Fatal Crash during Secunda Airshow

Wednesday, October 23, 2013
By George Hatcher
Fatal Crash during Secunda Airshow

Photographer Gary Shephard A Red Bull Extra 300 aircraft crashed on October 12 during a Secunda airshow in Mpumalanga. The engine appeared to stall when the pilot came out of a dive. The plane leveled out, made it to the ground and skidded seventy meters. When the plane caught fire, the pilot, Glen Dell,... »

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