New Orleans journalist Nancy Parker killed in plane crash


A journalist shooting a story in a stunt plane was killed in a plane crash in New Orleans East.

Nancy Parker, a journalist at FOX 8 for 23 years, was one of the two people killed in the crash. The pilot was also killed.

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First responders responded to the scene just after 3 this afternoon.

An FAA spokesperson said the plane involved was a 1983 Pitts S-2B aircraft. It crashed about a half-mile south of the New Orleans lakefront airport.

One investigator from the NTSB’s Denver Field Office is headed to New Orleans to investigate the crash.