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Plane crashes at air show in Kansas City, pilot killed

August 21, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A deadly plane crash from an air show in Kansas City was caught on tape.

The pilot of a small plane was performing tricks when his plane started spiraling downward and eventually slammed into the ground. The plane burst in flames.

The pilot, identified as Bryan Jensen, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Spectators were asked to leave the airport after the crash. However, the show resumed on Sunday.

Jensen flew a custom-built biplane dubbed "The Beast" in air shows across the country. His website says he has logged more than 23,000 hours of flight time for major airlines and was promoted to captain by Delta Airlines earlier this year.

A message left Sunday morning on Delta's after-hours pager was not immediately returned.

The Associated Press contributed to this report

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