Dayton Air Show: Wing Walker Plane Crash Reported
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Dayton Air Show: Wing Walker Plane Crash ReportedA wing walker's plane crashed during the annual Vectren Dayton Air Show in Ohio, according to WHIO-TV.The wing walker, reported to be Jane Wicker, was on the stunt plane when it crashed. There is no information about the condition of the wing walker or the pilot at this time.Witnesses told WHIO-TV the plane exploded as it hit the ground. "All of a sudden I heard screaming and looked up and there was a fire ball," one bystander, Stan Thayer said. DAYTON, OHIO Media outlets are reporting that a stunt plane carrying a wing walker has crashed at an air show in western Ohio.The crash happened Saturday afternoon at the Vectren Air Show near Dayton. A schedule posted on the event's website had Jane Wicker Wingwalker scheduled to perform.A fire dispatcher confirmed a crash Saturday to The Associated Press but had no other information.The Dayton Daily News and several TV stations say the plane burst into flames when it hit the ground. A fire truck extinguished the blaze.Officials told the Dayton Daily News that two people have died in that crash.They also report that the air show has been cancelled for the day in the aftermath of a fiery crash.There was no immediate word on the fate of the pilot, wing walker or anyone else aboard the plane. No one on the ground was hurt.A spokeswoman for the Vectren Air Show near Dayton didn't immediately return a telephone message.