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Sep162011

Reports of Injury, Mass Casualties at Reno Air Show

A P51 Mustang similar to those shown above, crashed at The National Championship Air Race in Reno, NV. Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(RENO, Nev.) -- Dozens are injured with many possibly in critical condition Friday after a small plane crashed at the Reno National Championship Air Races. As many as 12 are dead and 80-100 injured, according to local reports.

The plane's pilot, Jimmy Leeward, was racing the P-51 Mustang, when the aircraft crashed near the grandstand, where air show spectators were seated, witnesses say.

Authorities on the scene have asked everyone at the air show to leave the Reno-Stead Airport, and all planes have been grounded.

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