NTSB Opens Reno Crash Docket
The NTSB has opened the public docket on the September 16, 2011 crash of a highly modified P-51 at the National Championship Air Races in Reno, Nev. The docket includes 900 pages of documents, photographs, FBI findings, drawings, maintenance records and aircraft weight-and-balance information.
The agency expects to add more material as it becomes available. The pilot of the P-51, The Galloping Ghost, lost control of the aircraft during the race and it crashed into the box-seat area of the stands, killing the pilot and 10 spectators and injuring 60 more.