MOSCOW, September 2 (RIA Novosti)
A trainer aircraft crashed in front of thousands of spectators at an Iowa air show Saturday evening, killing the pilot, CNN reported citing police sources.
The aircraft, an L-39 Albatross, was flying alongside two other planes and performing aerobatics when it crashed for unknown reasons.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is investigating the incident.
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