Wing Walker and Pilot Killed in Air Show Disaster

Plane carrying wing walker crashed at Vectren Air Show in Dayton, Ohio.
2:14 | 06/22/13

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We do begin with an air show disaster, that played out as thousands of families were watching on the ground in dayton, ohio. One of the most eagerly awaited moments going wrong. A wing walker on top of a small plane high in the sky. The plane then turning upside down. Plummeting, the wing touching the ground before the crash. This video showing another view of the plane crossing the sky, going out of sight. And then suddenly crashing into a fire ball. Rina ninen leading us off. Reporter: These were final moments for wing walker and her pilot. Screams heard throughout the dayton air show. Her plane plummeting to the ground in a giant ball of fire. Witnesses say she was performing one of her famous stunts, sitting on the wing of the plane, as it turned upside down. In this video she describes the incredible acrobatics she performed. We're going 140, 150 piles per hour, the wind is intense, i have to brace myself and keep everything tight. Until we get -- we get upside down. Reporter: Wicker returned to the skies last week after recovering from a previous injury not related to wing walking. Tweeting this about today's show. In dayton, ready to rock this town. Had a great drive, must get to bed, if I want to be fresh for those 6:40 a.M. And 7:10 a.M. Interviews. In 2007, veteran stunt pilot jim leroy was killed when his plane crashed and burned in the 2007 dayton air show. Wing walking may look effortless, but the moves are hardly simple or without risk. Still, drawing large crowds to watch the high altitude acrobatics defying gravity. It comes with little training. Back in 1990 I answered an ad in the newspaper that said wing walker wanted, no experience necessary. So it was on the job. It was on-the-job training. Reporter: Her passion began when she answered an ad for wing walking for one of the small planes behind me here in virginia. Realizing the skies were her true form. Officials say they'll investigate today's tragic crash, but officials in dayton say the show will continue tomorrow.

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