P-51 Galloping Ghost crashes at Reno Air Races.

P-51 Galloping Ghost crashes at Reno Air Races.

The P-51 Mustang Galloping Ghost flown by Jimmy Leeward crashed violently near the grandstands, possibly in the box seat area, at the Reno Air Races in Nevada, Friday, possibly resluting in multiple casualties. Early reports state that “an official” at the event described the crash as a “mass casualty situation.” One report said a spokeswoman for the Regional Emergency Medical Service Authority said 25 people were injured but numbers in early reports have ranged as high as 75 injured, 25 of those critically. The crash took place at about 4:30 p.m. during an Unlimited Gold heat.

via AVweb ยป The World’s Premier Independent Aviation News Resource.

 

Oh dear… I hope there isn’t too many causalities..

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