RENO, Nev. (AP) — Two pilots had been killed when their planes crashed upon touchdown at an air racing occasion Sunday in Reno, authorities mentioned.
Officers with the Reno Air Racing Affiliation mentioned the planes collided on the conclusion of the T-6 Gold race round 2:15 p.m. Sunday.
Different particulars weren’t instantly accessible, and the names of the pilots who died weren’t instantly launched.
The affiliation’s board of administrators and the T-6 class president mentioned they had been working to inform family of the lifeless pilots in regards to the crash, which occurred throughout the remaining day of the Nationwide Championship Air Races in Reno.
Authorities mentioned there have been no different reported accidents.
Officers mentioned they’re cooperating with the Nationwide Transportation Security Board, the Federal Aviation Administration and native authorities to establish the reason for the accident.