Elderly Stunt Pilot Dies in Air Show Crash

Eddie Andreini, 77, was killed when his vintage biplane crashed upside-down on a runway.
1:15 | 05/05/14

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Thick black smoke billowed from the wreckage to rescuers at the Travis Air Force Base show rushed to the scene but it was too late. At the controls the vintage -- 77 year old -- and dreamy a well known stunt pilot who would won awards in the highest recognition from his peers. He was killed doing what he lost you is inverted. Cutting it -- and that means -- -- was flying upside down close to the ground -- No spectators were injured because the crash and fire took place away from the massive crowd which was estimated to be 100000. People. Organizers canceled the rest of the show immediately sending everyone home has -- the investigation into what went wrong the conditions already being looked into. If we look at. Yesterday the winds were were much -- -- Stronger gusts and down the runway. What I can tell you -- the winds were approximately ten to fifteen knots and that will also be part of the investigation. Eddie entering these web site has videos of him pursuing his -- spinning dipping and diving. Even in the same plane clearly at home among the -- -- John Muller ABC news New York.

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