Pilot dies after crash at Airshow of the Cascades in Madras - KPTV - FOX 12

Pilot dies after crash at Airshow of the Cascades in Madras

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MADRAS, OR (KPTV) -

A Stearman biplane crashed during a performance at the Airshow of the Cascades in Madras around 3pm. Saturday.

The 61 year-old pilot, Marcus Bruce Paine, died in the crash according to Jefferson County Sheriff Jim Adkins.

Emergency crews quickly responded as they were on standby at the scene.

The sheriff's office and FAA are investigating and securing the scene until NTSB investigators arrive.

The cause of the crash in unknown at this time.

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