A plane crash before a Florida flight show killed the pilot.
The crash occurred on Friday afternoon in Witham Field, where the Stuart Air Show was scheduled last weekend.
"It was in his practice routine and raced into the runway," reported Treasure Coast Newspapers, Chris Kammel, Office Manager of Martin County Fire Rescue EMS, said.
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Grumman's OV-1 Mohawk aircraft was reportedly completely in flames after the crash. The fire quickly extinguished.
The Stuart Air Show published a picture of the doctor on Instagram and wrote: "On Friday, November 1
" He will always be remembered if we make progress in future efforts. In the name of the Audi Stuart Air Show we would like to express our deepest condolences to the Masessa family. "
Dermatologist Masessa worked at five locations in New Jersey, as well as in an office in Florida -fernseer, according to WABC.
Sheriff William Snyder of the Martin County Sheriff's Office said Masessa, an experienced pilot, had appeared at the air show in recent years and came from South Florida.
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Since the beginning of the Stuart Air Show 30 years ago, this was the first plane crash, the newspaper reported, citing officials.
According to a statement, the air show was canceled due to the weather on Friday night and early Saturday morning.
"Every decision we make places the safety of our guests, participants and performers first," the statement said.
The air show was scheduled to resume on Sunday, but a tweet from Sunday's Audi Stuart Air Show said: "For safety reasons, all air show activations have been canceled because the rain has not slowed as predicted. Safety is our biggest concern.
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A Federal Aviation Administration spokesman told Fox News that the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is conducting the investigation. The NTSB did not immediately respond to Fox News' request for comments.
Associated Press has contributed to this report.