In 2007: Jim Leroy, who was unable to maintain clearance from the ground during his acrobatic routine, died due to impact with the ground and the resulting fire, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.
In 2013: Pilot Charlie Schenker and wing walker Jane Wicker were involved in a maneuver that resulted in the plane hitting the ground after too sharp of a turn. The plane burst into flames killing both performers.
Safety measures created
The year after the second incident, air show performers asked for response vehicles to be at shows, said Terry Grevious, Dayton Air Show executive director.
In the past 15 years, 33 deaths have been recorded at North American air shows according to the air show trade association.