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2 pilots killed after their planes collided upon landing at air races

Other details weren't immediately available, and the names of the pilots who died weren't immediately released.
2 pilots killed after their planes collided upon landing at air races
Posted at 6:12 PM, Sep 17, 2023

Two pilots were killed when their planes crashed upon landing at an air racing event Sunday in Reno, authorities said.

Officials with the Reno Air Racing Association said the planes collided at the conclusion of the T-6 Gold race around 2:15 p.m. Sunday.

Other details weren't immediately available, and the names of the pilots who died weren't immediately released.

The association's board of directors and the T-6 class president said they were working to notify relatives of the dead pilots about the crash, which occurred during the final day of the National Championship Air Races in Reno.

Authorities said there were no other reported injuries.

Officials said they are cooperating with the National Transportation Safety Board, the Federal Aviation Administration and local authorities to identify the cause of the accident.


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