World War II-era plane crashes during air show in New York

GENESEO, N.Y. — A World War II-era plane crashed off a runway during an air show Saturday in New York.

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The aircraft left the runway and went into a crop of corn during the National Warplane Museum air show, the museum said on social media.

During today’s airshow, there was an aircraft that left the runway and went into the corn. The pilot is fine and the...

Posted by National Warplane Museum - Geneseo Airshow on Saturday, July 10, 2021

“The pilot is fine and the aircraft has only very minor damage,” the museum said. “The show has resumed and we thank all of our first responders for their prompt and professional response.”

The “Operation Thanks From Above Airshow” featured 20 performances with the flying portion of the show from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Spectrum News 1 reported.