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Pilot killed during Reno Air Race identified as Paso Robles man

Reno Air Race Crash
Posted at 5:17 PM, Sep 20, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-20 20:18:18-04

PASO ROBLES, Calif. (KERO) — Authorities have identified the pilot killed in a plane crash during a championship round of the Reno Air Races.

Sixty-one-year-old Aaron Hogue of Paso Robles died when his I-29 Super Delfin crashed during a race on Sunday. Hogue was the only one aboard the plane when it crashed.

This comes after pilot Sherman Smoot was killed in a plane crash while preparing for the Reno Air Races Championship.

As of now, the national championship has been suspended and the crash is still under investigation.