NTSB Opens Reno Crash Docket

AINsafety » August 27, 2012
August 27, 2012, 3:00 PM

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.

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