Aircraft crash video

What happens in this video ?

September 16th 2011 - This P51 Mustang crashed next to the crowd at Reno air show, Nevada, USA. 10 people have been killed - the pilot and nine spectators - and more than 54 people were injured - 25 critically. While racing, the plane suddenly climbed, then nose dived. This ended terribly wrong: the P51 smashed into the ground from an almost vertical angle.

File type : avi
File size : 2,66 Mo

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Carl Hackert
Saratoga Springs, Ny

New video angles and enhanced images have surfaced. They show a damaged TRIM tab on the elevator and the plane losing control in a turn followed by a steep climb into a shaky inversion (top of the so-called loop) and the nose dive. Sad...
18th September, 2011