Reno air race tragedy hits close to home for Scottsdale familyPosted: Updated:
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- The disturbing images from an amateur video clearly show the horror moments after a stunt plane crashed in to the grandstand at air races in Reno, Nevada Friday night.
NTSB officials say they've found a box containing a camera memory card that could have come from the world war two plane that went down.
The next step is for the card to be analyzed to see if there's any video of the accident.
In the meantime, the tragedy is hitting close to home for one Scottsdale family. Their 22-year-old son Michael Joseph Wogan is one of the confirmed dead.
The recent ASU grad's vacation ended in heartbreak for his family.
Michael Wogan had a thing for flying, even as a child.
Old family photos show him wearing a tiny air suit.
Family says he was excited about flying to Nevada last week, for the air races in Reno. Tragically, it would be the last time the young man would travel.
Michael was among 9 people killed Friday when a plane crashed into the grandstands.
Family says they will remember Michael as driven.
He didn't let muscular dystrophy or his wheelchair stop him from graduating Magna Cum Laude from Arizona State University, with a degree in finance.
Michael's mother released a statement.
We celebrate Michael's life, and although we will miss him dearly, we have such peace and joy knowing that he is not suffering and now walks side by side with god.
Michael's father was with him at the air show. He's suffering from serious injuries.