CAMERON, Mo. – A pilot died after crashing a plane at an airshow this weekend, causing the event to cancel its day show early.
On Saturday afternoon, a plane at the Cameron AirShow was performing a dive, but never pulled out of it, and instead crashed into a grove of trees. The pilot was then airlifted to an area hospital. Around 4 p.m. an employee of the airshow confirmed to FOX 4 that the pilot had lost his life.
The daytime portion of the airshow on was cancelled as a result of the crash, however the event will resume Saturday night at 8 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.
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Video of LifeFlight landing at crash site: