HORROR: 2 killed at Vectren Dayton Air Show after plane carrying wing walker, Jane Law Wicker, crashed and burst into flames, officials said.
Jane Wicker’s plane crashed just before 1 p.m. as she sat on top of the inverted 450 HP Stearman. The pilot, Charlie Schwenker, was also killed.
This afternoon at approximately 1:00 PM a wing-walk performer had a fatal accident while performing at the 2013 Vectren Dayton Air Show Presented by Kroger. Although no official announcement has been made, show officials believe that the two performers involved did not survive.
The accident was isolated and no other injuries were reported. FAA and other officials are on site investigating the incident.
Air show officials have announced that the Saturday show flying operations have been cancelled and normal operations will resume on Sunday. Source: Vectren Dayton Facebook
Jane Law Wicker leaves behind two sons. According to her website, she was a full-tome budget analyst for the FAA, a freelance writer and had recently went back to school to earn a finance degree.