Air Show Pilot Dies

Air show pilot Charles Lischer, 61, Cameron Park, CA, died "when his experimental one-seat mini-jet crashed a half-mile from Ocean City airport. The crash occurred during military testing over the Atlantic. According to The Daily News, Salisbury, report, the crash seems to be the result of pilot error.

In the report, "Bishop said Lischer had logged more than 7,000 flight hours, had 30 years of flying experience, had flown countless stunt air shows and had more than four years experience flying the experimental jet, making the crash a mystery." See "Pilot Killed in Jet Crash" for the full report.