Marilyn Newton /The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP file
This Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010 photo, shows longtime Reno Air Race pilot Jimmy Leeward with his P51 Mustang. A spokesman for Reno's National Championship Air Races says the P-51 Mustang that crashed into a box seat area at the front of the grandstand Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, at the air race was piloted by Leeward.
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A P-51 Mustang airplane is shown upside down, then vertical, right before crashing at the Reno Air show on Friday, Sept. 16, 2011 in Reno Nevada. The plane plunged into the stands at the event in what an official described as a "mass casualty situation."
A vintage plane crashed near the stands at the National Championship Air Races in Reno, Nevada, with at least 75 injuries reported. NBC's George Lewis reports.