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Stunt Plane Crashes At Air Show, Killing Pilot, Wing Walker

NPR | June 22, 2013 5:55 p.m.

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Scott Neuman

A stunt biplane crashed and burst into flames at an air show in Dayton, Ohio, killing the pilot and a stunt wing walker, authorities said.

A spokeswoman for the Dayton International Airport spokeswoman, Linda Hughes, and Ohio State Highway Patrol Lt. Anne Ralston confirmed the deaths to The Associated Press.

The crash happened at around 12:45 p.m. at the Vectren Air Show near Dayton, the AP says. No spectators were injured.

WHIO-TV showing the flight and crash identified the performer as wing walker Jane Wicker.

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