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Tragedy Strikes Reno Air Show

Nine people were killed, and more than 50 injured, when a World War II-era fighter plane crashes into the Reno crowd.

Nevada Air Crash 1

Sept. 16: A P-51 Mustang airplane is shown right before crashing at the Reno Air show.

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Nevada Air Crash 2

Sept. 16: A P-51 Mustang airplane crashes into the edge of the grandstands at the Reno Air show.

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Nevada Air Crash 6

Sept. 16: A crowd gathers around debris after a P-51 Mustang airplane crashed at the Reno Air show.

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Nevada Air Crash 5

Sept. 16: Spectators and debis are seen after a P-51 Mustang airplane crashed at the Reno Air show in Reno Nevada.

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Nevada Air Crash 4

Sept. 16: Spectators duck as debris from a P-51 Mustang airplane crashing into the edge of the grandstands passes over their heads at the Reno Air show in Reno Nevada.

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Nevada Air Crash 3

Sept. 16: A P-51 Mustang airplane crashes into the edge of the grandstands at the Reno Air show in Reno Nevada.

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Nevada Air Crash 7

Sept. 16: Medics help injured bystanders out of a helicopter into Renown Medical Center after a plane crashed into the crowd at the Reno National Championship Air Races.

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Nevada Air Crash 8

This Sept. 15, 2010 photo shows long time Reno Air Race pilot Jimmy Leeward with his P51 Mustang. A spokesman for Reno's National Championship Air Races says the P-51 Mustang that crashed into a box seat area at the front of the grandstand Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, at the air race was piloted by Leeward. An official reported Friday that Leeward was killed in the crash.

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Tragedy Strikes Reno Air Show

Nine people were killed, and more than 50 injured, when a World War II-era fighter plane crashes into the Reno crowd.

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