Dayton Air Show http://wmub.org en "Pilot error' led to deadly air show crash http://wmub.org/post/pilot-error-led-deadly-air-show-crash <p>The Ohio State Highway Patrol says "pilot error" is to blame for the <a href="http://www.wvxu.org/post/stunt-plane-crashes-air-show-killing-pilot-wing-walker" target="_blank">fiery crash that left two people dead</a> at last month's Dayton Air Show.</p><p>Wing Walker Jane Wicker and pilot Charles Schwenker were both killed when their 1941 Boeing Sterman glider plane crashed into the ground during a mid-day performance at the annual air show.</p><p>The FAA and NTSB are still investigating and will issue the final official cause at a later date.</p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 19:50:52 +0000 Tana Weingartner 14492 at http://wmub.org Preliminary answers on Dayton Air Show crash could come this week http://wmub.org/post/preliminary-answers-dayton-air-show-crash-could-come-week <p>Federal officials investigating Saturday’s plane crash at the Dayton Air Show say it may take up to a year before the cause of the crash can be determined.</p><p>An initial coroner’s report say that 44-year-old wing-walker Jane Wicker and the plane’s pilot, 64-year-old Charlie Schwenker, died of blunt force trauma.</p><p>The National Transportation Safety Board expects to release an initial report later this week. The NTSB is also requesting anyone with video or pictures of the crash to submit them to air show officials to help with the investigation.</p> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 21:13:34 +0000 Jerry Kenney & Tana Weingartner 14164 at http://wmub.org