Two planes arrived on the 17thnevadaThe Reno crashed during an air race, killing the two pilots.
Reno Air Racing Association said on the social platform on the 17th that at about 2:15 pm that day, two planes collided during landing, resulting in the death of both pilots. The association announced the names of the deceased as Nick Massey and Chris Rushing and said their families had been informed. No other person was injured in the incident.
According to the American Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), the Federal Aviation Administration said the aircraft involved were a single-engine North American T-6G and a single-engine North American AT-6B. At that time there was only one person on board both the planes. Of the incident.
The National Transportation Safety Board told CNN that both planes had just finished racing when the incident occurred and the debris from the two planes was about 0.8 kilometers apart. The debris will be sent to facilities outside the venue for analysis.
According to the official website of the Reno Air Racing Association, the event began in 1964 and this year’s competition is scheduled to be held from September 13 to 17. Following the accident, the Renault Air Racing Association announced that the remainder of this year’s competition was cancelled. on the 17thcrashThis accident was not the first fatality in this incident. On September 18, 2022, a plane crashed during the competition and a pilot died. During the 2011 event, an uncontrolled plane crashed into the spectators, killing 11 and injuring more than 60.
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