Spectators got a little more excitement than expected at last week’s Delaware R/C Club air show when a radio controlled B-29 crashed at Lums Pond State Park.
The crowd of onlookers narrowly escaped being hit by the large B-29 radio controlled plane at this year’s Warbirds Over Delaware event. Held for the past 22 years by the Delaware R/C Club, the event features a variety of model planes flying high above the crowd at Lums Pond in Bear, Delaware.
According to a report posted on RCGroups.com, the B-29 was being flown by veteran R/C pilot Mac Hodges. While heading down the runway for takeoff, the plane suffered some sort of mechanical failure. A video posted on YouTube shows the plane barely missing group of spectators before crashing near some vendor tents.
No one appeared to be injured, but the B-29 was left in several pieces.