L-39 PILOT DIES IN AIRSHOW CRASH

L-39 PILOT DIES IN AIRSHOW CRASH
A member of the Hoppers civilian jet demonstration team was killed Saturday when his L-39 Albatros went down at an airshow in Davenport, Iowa. The pilot, Glenn Smith, of Frisco, Texas, was part of a three-ship formation when his aircraft went down in a field near the airport. The crash was visible to the crowd and resulted in a large fireball. The show resumed Sunday “out of respect for our fallen aviator,” according to a note posted on Quad City Air Show website. More…

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