Pilot Dies When Stunt Plane Crashes in NY Air Show Practice


A pilot has died after a plane crashed at the New York Air Show. Jackson Wang was there when it happened and has more.

NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. (AP) _ State police say a pilot has died after his propeller-driven stunt plane crashed while he was practicing tricks for a weekend air show in New York’s Hudson Valley.

Trooper Steven Nevel said the accident happened around 2 p.m. Friday at Stewart International Airport in the Orange County town of New Windsor, where the New York Air Show is scheduled to take place this weekend.

The pilot was the only person in the plane. His name wasn’t immediately released.

A woman at the air show box office said the show will go on as scheduled.