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Aviation accident at the Reno Air Race

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  • Accident No: WPR11MA454
  • Accident Type: Office of Aviation Safety
  • Location: Reno, NV
  • Date: 9/16/2011

‚ÄčOn September 17, 2011, the NTSB launched a go-team to investigate the crash of a vintage P-51D Mustang aircraft at the Reno Air Races in Reno, NV.

Howard Plagens will serve as the Investigator-in-Charge of the team. NTSB Board Member Mark Rosekind is accompanying the team and will serve as the principal spokesman during the on-scene phase of the investigation.

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