Ohio Air Show Resumes After Stuntwoman, Pilot Die

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Spectators have returned to an air show in southwestern Ohio a day after a pilot and wing walker were killed in a horrifying crash that was captured on video.

Gates at the Vectren Air Show near Dayton opened Sunday morning, with the day's events set to begin with a moment of silence to honor pilot Charlie Schwenker and wing walker Jane Wicker.

The two were killed Saturday when the plane crashed suddenly in front of spectators who screamed in shock as the aircraft quickly was engulfed in flames. No one else was hurt.

The show was canceled for the rest of the day but reopened Sunday.

The cause of the crash is unclear and the conclusion of an investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board likely will take months.


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