Pilot killed as plane crashes at airshow in northwestern China (VIDEO)

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A stunt pilot was killed when his plane crashed at an air show in Zhangye in northwestern China’s Gansu Province, CCTV channel reports.

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The video from the scene filmed by a witness shows the plane diving down fast and leaving a trace of smoke in the sky.

First, people seem to think it’s just another stunt, but a few seconds later, they understand that something is wrong and start shouting.