Reno Tragedy Eyewitness account in UCAP Forums

UCAP listener Sven posts his eyewitness account of the Reno tragedy in the Forums.

The impact was horrific and earth shattering. There was silence followed immediately by screaming.The debris was flying mostly away from the crowd although those in the immediate vicinity were hit by debris, avgas and coolant. We braced for an explosive fireball that never happened. I’m still baffled why there was no fire.

In the immediate aftermath people responded very quickly. The announcer told everyone who was injured to lay down and that help would come to you. That help came within seconds. Those of us left uninjured surveyed a surreal scene filled with wandering and dazed injured.

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