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Ohio air show resumes after stuntwoman, pilot die

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    A wing walker performs at the Vectren Air Show just before crashing, Saturday near Dayton, Ohio. The crash killed the pilot and the stunt walker instantly, authorities said.

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    A stunt plane loses control as a wing walker performs at the Vectren Air Show just before crashing, Saturday, June 22, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio. The crash killed the pilot and the stunt walker instantly, authorities said. (AP Photo/Thanh V Tran)

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    This photo provided provided WHIO TV shows a plane after it crashed Saturday, June 22, 2013, at the Vectren Air Show near Dayton, Ohio. There was no immediate word on the fate of the pilot, wing walker or anyone else aboard the plane. No one on the ground was hurt. (AP Photo/WHIO-TV)

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    Flames erupt from a plane after it crashed at the Vectren Air Show at the airport in Dayton, Ohio, on Saturday, June 22, 2013. The crash killed the pilot and stunt walker on the plane instantly, authorities said. (AP Photo/Dayton Daily News, Ty Greenlees)

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    Flames erupt from a plane after a stunt plane crashed while performing with a wing walker at the Vectren Air Show, Saturday, June 22, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio. The crash killed the pilot and the wing walker instantly, authorities said. (AP Photo/Thanh V Tran)

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A wing walker performs at the Vectren Air Show just before crashing, Saturday near Dayton, Ohio. The crash killed the pilot and the stunt walker instantly, authorities said.

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CINCINNATI — Spectators have returned to an air show in southwestern Ohio a day after a pilot and wing walker were killed in a horrifying crash that was captured on video.

Gates at the Vectren Air Show near Dayton opened early today, with the day’s events set to begin with a moment of silence to honor pilot Charlie Schwenker and wing walker Jane Wicker.

The two were killed Saturday when the plane crashed suddenly in front of spectators who screamed in shock as the aircraft quickly was engulfed in flames. No one else was hurt.

The show was canceled for the rest of the day but reopened today.

The cause of the crash is unclear and the conclusion of an investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board likely will take months.

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