The driver of the Shockwave Jet Truck, Chris Darnell, 40, was identified by the authorities as the victim.
an explosion or an explosion that caused it to speed through or be hit with a streak of smoke made it appear as if it was in flames.
takes center stage at the Battle Creek Field of Lights Air Show and Balloon Festival this year.
While the truck was speeding down a runway, the two prop planes were performing aerial stunts in close proximity.
When the accident occurred at the Battle Creek Executive Airport. In an article in the Jet Truck Facebook page,
Neal Darnell, Darnell's father, blamed mechanical problems for the crash.