Tulelake Man Killed in Reno Air Race Accident

Two pilots, one from Tulelake,  were killed when their planes crashed upon landing at an air racing event Sunday in Reno. Officials with the Reno Air Racing Association said the planes collided at the conclusion of the T-6 Gold race around 2:15 p.m. Sunday. Pilots Nick Macy of Tulelake and Chris Rushing died in what a statement from the Air Races is calling a landing accident. Both pilots were expertly skilled and were Gold winners in the T-6 class. Macy piloted Six-Cat and Rushing flew Baron’s Revenge. There were no civilian or spectator injuries. All air racing operations are currently suspended and the National Transportation Safety Board, the FAA, and all local authorities are working  to identify the cause of the accident

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