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Two Jets Touch Mid-Air at Reno-Stead Airport

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Reno Air Races CEO Mike Houghton says two planes at the Reno-Stead Airport touched mid-air during a pylon racing seminar, but no one was hurt.

The incident happened just before 5 p.m. Thursday.

Houghton says one jet landed fine, while the pilot inside the second plane elected not to use the landing gear for safety. He came touched the belly of the plane down at about 140 MPH before skidding to a stop 2-thousand feet away. Fortunately both pilots were unharmed.


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