Plane Crashes in Big South Fork Airshow

A Kentucky pilot was killed Saturday during an air show in Tennessee. The crash was reported at around 4:30 the Scott County Municipal Airport.


L-39 Albatros is naturally a fixed-wing single-engine flight intended for primary controlling proper training in several climatic conditions.

“I looked over and I saw him, he was going kind of in a nose dive”, Bruce Dunlap told NBC station WBIR in Knoxville. “First didn’t believe that anything concerning this due the the fact i thought he would definitely grab and are available on”, he was quoted saying. Dunlap also says that his uncle was an experienced pilot who has flown in lots of airshows. More than a performer, Jay was a member of the Derby Festival and Thunder family.


The FAA is investigating after a small plane went down at an airshow in Oneida. In recent years, his flying experience and engineering expertise have helped keep Thunder’s air show going. His passion for flying and love of Thunder will truly be missed.

The crash happened at the Wings Over Big South Fork Air Show in Scott County Tennessee