M issouri stunt pilot killed in air show crash
biplane crashed while he was performing stunts in front of a crowd at a Missouri air show on Saturday, police said on Sunday.
Steven O’Berg, 50, crashed shortly before 2 p.m. on Saturday in Cameron, Missouri, according to a news release from Cameron Police Chief Rick Bashor.
O’Berg flew in a Pitts S-28 biplane capable of vertical maneuvers, and featuring a loud exhaust and a propeller tone that was popular with audiences, according to a description on the Cameron Airshow website. O’Berg lived in Smithville, Missouri, near Cameron, Bashor said.