Reports of 3 Killed at Least 54 Injured at Reno Air Races

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email

Multiple fatalities at the Reno Air Races after an Unlimited plane crashed into the grandstand soon after take-off.

Unlimited plane has crashed at the Reno Air Races just after 4 p.m. that has killed 3 people and injured at least 54 Friday, hitting people seated in the box seats near the grandstand.

According to witnesses pilot Jimmy Leeward was flying the Galloping Ghost, that went down soon after take-off during the beginning of the Unlimited race.

The Unlimited plane hit the grandstand, box seats injuring dozens of spectators.

Reno-Stead airport authorities are asking everyone to go home.

All planes are grounded.

Stay tuned as we will be updating as details become available.


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