SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) – An aeroplane crashed during an atmosphere uncover during Travis Air Force Base in California on Sunday, murdering a 77-year-old commander and forcing a shutdown of a show, a orator for a bottom said.
The selected PT-17 biplane piloted by municipal Eddie Andreini went down shortly after 2 p.m., a bottom posted on a website.
Base orator Airman Bryan Swink pronounced that a commander was behaving an aerobatic scheme when a aircraft went down. He did not contend either anyone else was on a plane.
Andreini lived in a coastal California village of Half Moon Bay, a Air Force said.
Audience members who had taken video or photos of a collision were asked to yield them to investigators.
Travis Air Force Base is 47 miles northeast of San Francisco in Fairfield, California.