Two pilots killed in crash on final day of Air Races

Two pilots die following fatal plane crash.
Published: Sep. 17, 2023 at 2:52 PM PDT
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - Two pilots have been killed in a crash on the final day of the National Championship Air Races.

It happened around 2:15 p.m. on Sunday near Osage Road in the Silver Knolls area at the conclusion of the T-6 Gold race.

According to the Reno Air Racing Association, two planes collided and both pilots were killed in the crash.

No one else was hurt.

The Air Racing Association says the pilots killed were Nick Macy and Chris Rushing, adding that both were expertly skilled pilots and Gold winners in the T-6 Class.

The FAA and NTSB are investigating the crash.

KOLO 8 News Now 6:30 p.m.
A look at the wreckage from Sunday's crash
A look at the wreckage from Sunday's crash(Ray Kinney (KOLO))