Biplane crashes during northwest Missouri airshow

4 years 11 months 5 days ago Saturday, June 27 2015 Jun 27, 2015 Saturday, June 27, 2015 4:57:00 PM CDT June 27, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press

CAMERON (AP) - Authorities said a biplane crashed during an air show in northwest Missouri. No information on the condition of the pilot was immediately available.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said it received a report just before 2 p.m. Saturday about the crash at the Cameron Air Show. The patrol referred questions to the Cameron Police Department, which didn't immediately return phone messages seeking comment. The phone number for Cameron Memorial Airport Manager Eric Evans rang unanswered.

Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Elizabeth Cory said in an email that an investigation started into the crash of the Pitts biplane and that the National Transportation Safety Board also was involved. The NTSB didn't immediately respond to a phone call and email message seeking comment. No other details were immediately available.

 

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