Pilot Steve O’Berg Killed In Saturday Crash At Cameron Airshow

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Pilot Steve O’Berg was killed yesterday when his Pitts S-2B biplane crashed while performing at the airshow in Cameron, MO. No spectators were injured. Video of the crash shows the plane entering a spin and descending into a grove of trees before recovering. The airshow was cancelled for the rest of the day as a… Read more

British Aerobatic Pilot Killed In Crash During Practice

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A British aerobatic pilot was killed today in a crash at Old Buckenham Airfield near Attleborough in the UK. David Jenkins, a member of the Wildcat Aerobatics team, was reportedly flying his Edge 360 while practicing aerobatics for an airshow when the crash occurred. No possible causes have been mentioned, but Jenkins was an experienced… Read more

FW-190 Suffers Landing Mishap in New Zealand – No Injuries Reported

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No one was injured when a Focke Wulf FW-190 had a landing incident in New Zealand today. Pilot Frank Parker was landing the German WWII fighter on a grass runway when one of the wheel brakes failed and the aircraft was thrown into a violent ground loop. The flight was in preparation for the Classic… Read more