Hopes plunge at air show; Premier Nevada event closes in sadness over missing Fossett, deaths in aerial performances

Reno Air Show hampered by accidents


Fossett had been scheduled to present a trophy to the aviator show spectators voted had best restored a vintage plane. Instead, the award was presented by other aviation legends, including Fossett's close friend Dick Rutan, whose round-the-world flight record Fossett broke in 2005.

kscharnberg@tribune.com

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