TWA Flight 553 was en route to Dayton when it collided with a Beechcraft Baron over Urbana, Ohio. The accident led to the FAA's decision to create Terminal Control Area also known as Class B Airspace.
An accident occurred at the airport on July 28, 2007, when an aircraft performing a loop over the airport at the Dayton Air Show slammed into the runway when attempting to finish the maneuver. The pilot, Jim LeRoy, was killed in the crash.
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