A P-51 Mustang airplane crashes into the edge of the grandstands at the Reno National Championship Air Races. The World War II-era fighter plane flown by a veteran Hollywood stunt pilot Jimmy Leeward plunged Friday into the edge of the grandstands during the popular air race, creating a horrific scene strewn with debris.
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A P-51 Mustang airplane crashes into the edge of the grandstands at the Reno National Championship Air Races. The World War II-era fighter plane flown by a veteran Hollywood stunt pilot Jimmy Leeward plunged Friday into the edge of the grandstands during the popular air race, creating a horrific scene strewn with debris.  (Ward Howes / AP Photo)
A P-51 Mustang airplane is shown right before crashing at the National Championship Air Races in Reno. (Ward Howes / AP Photo)
Bystanders embrace after a World War II fighter plane crashed into the stands at the Reno Air Races Friday in Stead, Nev. Witnesses said the plane spiraled suddenly out of control and appeared to disintegrate upon impact.  (AP Photo / Cathleen Allison)
A P-51 Mustang airplane is shown right before crashing at the Reno Air show.  (Tim O’Brien / Grass Valley Union)
A crowd gathers around debris after the crash. (Tim O’Brien / Grass Valley Union)
Medics help injured bystanders out of a helicopter into Renown Medical Center after a plane crashed into the crowd Friday at the Reno National Championship Air Races. A World War II-era fighter plane plunged into the grandstands during a popular annual air show, injuring at least 75 spectators and leaving a horrific scene of bodies and wreckage.  (Liz Margerum / Reno Gazette-Journal)
The Reno crash scene, moments after the crash. (YouTube)
Medics help injured bystanders out of a helicopter into Renown Medical Center after a plane crashed into the crowd at the Reno National Championship Air Races. (Liz Margerum / Reno Gazette-Journal)
Debris from the plane that crashed at the Reno Air Races is scattered in front of the grandstand at Stead Airport.  (Andy Barron / Reno Gazette-Journal)
A Sept. 15, 2010, photo, shows longtime Reno Air Race pilot Jimmy Leeward with his P-51 Mustang. Leeward was said to be the pilot in the crash.  (Marilyn Newton / Reno Gazette-Journal)
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