Warbird Pilot Killed In Tennessee Airshow Crash Saturday

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Jay Gordon L-39 Albatros
Photo courtesy Wings Over Big South Fork Airshow

Pilot Jay “Flash” Gordon was killed when his L-39 Albatros jet reportedly failed to recover from a dive and crashed yesterday afternoon. Jay was performing at the Wings Over Big South Fork Airshow in Oneida, TN. His flying is maybe most well known from previous appearances at the Thunder Over Louisville airshow in his hometown.

Thunder Over Louisville posted a photo of Gordon on their instagram account following the news:

Here is video of Flash performing at Thunder Over Louisville in 2011:

  1. Steven Acker

    Sorry for the loss. Steve Acker -commercial pilot from Iowa.

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