Reno Air Show

  • US: death toll in Reno air crash rises to nine September 18, 2011

    Reno: The death toll rose to nine on Saturday in an air race crash in Reno as investigators determined that several spectators were killed on impact as the 1940s-model plane appeared to lose a piece of its tail before slamming like a missile into a crowded tarmac. Moments earlier, thousands had...
  • US: 3 dead, 56 injured in Reno air show crash September 17, 2011

    Reno: A vintage World War II-era fighter plane plunged into the grandstands on Friday during a popular annual air show, killing at least three people, injuring more than 50 spectators and creating a horrific scene strewn with body parts and smoking debris. The plane, flown by an 80-year-old pilot, spiraled suddenly...