Crash Kills One at Quad City Air Show
DAVENPORT, Ia. — An aircraft reportedly exploded at the Quad City Air Show on Saturday, September 1 killing one person. The show took place at Davenport Municipal Airport.
A police spokesperson confirms the plane was making a 45-degree bank. The pilot did not have time to eject before it crashed.
A witness reported seeing three aircraft flying in apparent formation when the plane on the right side began to drift sideways. The witness said the plane then exploded in the air. She saw a second mid-air explosion, then a third when the plane hit the ground southwest of the airport.
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