China: American stunt pilot dies in air show crash

Posted on September 20, 2013 • Filed under: China, Expatriate Dies

According to Yahoo News New Zealand, a Hollywood stunt pilot and his Chinese translator were killed when their plane crashed in northeastern China during a practice flight ahead of a local air-show, state media reported Friday. The body of David Riggs, a US acrobatic pilot, was recovered in a lake where his plane crashed on Tuesday during the trial flight, China’s official Xinhua news agency reported. His Chinese translator was pulled from the water but died later in hospital, Xinhua said. Read article

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