September 19, 2011
In this handout photo from the National Traffic Safety Board taken Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011 at an airfield in Reno, Nev., shows two NTSB officials looking at wreckage from Jimmy Leeward's plane that crash on Friday. Officials say nine people died.
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The World War II-era plane that plummeted into an air-race crowd like a missile bore little resemblance to its original self. It was rebuilt for speed, if not for stability.