Jane Wicker and Charlie Schwenker killed in Stearman crash

More sad news: Wingwalker Jane Wicker and pilot Charlie Schwenker were killed in the crash of their Stearman during a demontration at the Dayton airshow yesterday. The biplane appears to have stalled while it was flying inverted with limited speed. The aircraft burst into flames upon impact, killing Wicker and Schwenker instantly.

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1 comment

    • Rob on July 5, 2013 at 11:34 AM
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    So sad, is it really necessary to fly this way, we all know it can be done, so do we need to see it done. These are old planes and young people, should we be risking either of them for the price of a ticket?

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