Two planes collided in midair at the Wings Ove Dallas Airshow on the Dallas Govt Airport on Saturday afternoon.
The accident befell through the Wings Over Dallas World Conflict II Airshow at 1:25 p.m.
“A Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress and a Bell P-63 Kingcobra collided and crashed on the Wings Over Dallas Airshow at Dallas Executive Airport in Texas round 1:20 p.m. native time Saturday,” the Federal Aviation Administration stated. “Presently, it’s unknown how many individuals had been on each plane.”
In line with one eyewitness posting on Twitter, “A WWII bomber simply crashed at Dallas Govt Airport.
“It was a part of the Commemorative Air Drive’s Wings Over Dallas Present. Wing simply got here off because it made a move over the airfield.” One other added, “Tragic and horrible to witness.”
Dallas Fire-Rescue says it does not have any details about the standing of the pilots or any accidents on the bottom at the moment.
The FAA and the Nationwide Transportation Security Board stated that they will investigate the incident.
Previous to the crash, the airshow was marketed as a chance to “re-live history,” with a choice of World Conflict Two planes on present and in motion.