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Record breaking attendance numbers at air show

early estimates say over 40,000 people came to the show on Saturday.

Posted: Aug 27, 2018 12:08 AM
Updated: Aug 27, 2018 12:09 AM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo) The Sound of Speed air show at Rosecrans Airport wrapped up Sunday.
Among the featured performers, included an appearance by the US Navy Blue Angels. Officials say they saw a record-breaking 40,000 plus people at Saturday's show. Organizers say they were happy to share the event with so many people.

"We're really glad to have everybody out here, we hope they enjoy the show it's been [in the works for] two years, we're glad that it's here, and we're doing our best to put on a great show for this area." said Owen Compton, an organizer behind the show. 

Those behind the event say around 20,000 people were in attendance at Sunday's show.

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