The relatives of a stunt pilot who died in a crash at Travis Air Force Base have filed a wrongful death suit against the federal government.
An autopsy report said it wasn’t the crash or the upside-down slide that killed pilot Eddie Andreini during an airshow at Travis Air Force Base last month. The report indicates he had survived the crash, only to be burned to death.
Stunt pilot Eddie Andreini planned to make three passes in his 1944 Super Stearman biplane during a “ribbon-cut maneuver” at the Thunder Over Solano Air Show at Travis Air Force Base earlier this month.
NTSB investigators say they will look into the emergency response time following a deadly air-show plane accident Sunday in Fairfield and that it could take up to nine months to complete.
A pilot was killed in a crash while performing Sunday afternoon in an air show at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, prompting evacuations and shutting down the base, authorities said.
A marine salvage company has recovered the fuselage of a plane and the body of its pilot, who crashed into San Francisco Bay over the weekend after a midair collision.
The Blue Angels air show is set to return to San Francisco next year as part of the city’s annual Fleet Week celebration, U.S. Navy officials announced.
Fleet Week is still happening in San Francisco next week, but it will be a much quieter affair and there will be no air show or ship parade—both of which were canceled because of federal budget cuts.
Enjoy some in-flight entertainment with a visit to this year’s Fleet Week.
The Blue Angels, the Navy’s precision flight demonstration team, were set to conduct practice flights on Thursday and Friday ahead of the air shows scheduled for Saturday and Sunday afternoons during the annual Fleet Week celebrations.