Reno Air Race Crash Kills and Injures Scores of Spectators
The incident plane, a P-51 Mustang nicknamed Galloping Ghost, crashed into box seats in front of the event’s grandstand at Reno-Stead Airport (RTS). There is no word on the condition of the pilot of the plane, reportedly flown by Jimmy Leeward of Ocala, Fla.
Graphic video of crash and aftermath at 39:00
“It’s just like a massacre. It’s like a bomb went off,” Dr. Gerald Lent, who witnessed the crash, told the Reno Gazette-Journal. “There are people lying all over the runway. One guy was cut in half. There’s blood everywhere. There’s arms and legs.”
With BNO News