FINAL UPDATE 9/17/11 at 1:05 p.m. Central: A new video (below) and story from CNN.
I just obtained the video below of the horrific crash of a P-51 Mustang aircraft this afternoon at the Reno National Championship Air Races in Reno, Nev. According to a report in the Reno Gazette-Journal, officials at the site are treating the scene at Reno-Stead Airport as a mass-casualty event.
There are no details yet as to how many people were killed when the plane crashed into the grandstands full of spectators.
UPDATE at 8:03 p.m. Central: Casualties, according to report cited above = 25 critical, 25 serious, 75 total.
UPDATE at 8:07 p.m. Central: Another video. Warning: Graphic language.
UPDATE at 8:24 p.m. Central: Two confirmed dead. RGJ
UPDATE 9/17/11 at 11:25 a.m. Central: The first two videos I shared were removed overnight by YouTube, so I’ve replaced them with the two now shown. The latest reports say three people died.
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