Dallas Air Show Ends In Disaster After Vintage Planes Collide Mid-air
A Dallas airshow ended in disaster after two planes, a historic B-17 Flying Fortress and a Bell P-63 Kingcobra, collided in midair at the Dallas Executive Airport on Saturday afternoon.
“A Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress and a Bell P-63 Kingcobra collided and crashed at the Wings Over Dallas Airshow at Dallas Executive Airport in Texas around 1:20 p.m. local time Saturday,” the Federal Aviation Administration said. “At this time, it is unknown how many people were on both aircraft.”
Videos of the accident were posted on social media. “A WWII bomber just crashed at Dallas Executive Airport,” one eyewitness posted on Twitter.
“Tragic and horrible,” Another user added.
Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson described the accident as a “terrible tragedy in our city” and noted that there were still many unanswered questions regarding it.
“The videos are heartbreaking,” Johnson wrote. “Please, say a prayer for the souls who took to the sky to entertain and educate our families today.
Watch some of the clips below:
WW2 B-17 bomber and single engine plane crash after they both collided at Dallas airshow. pic.twitter.com/NV5f2B4AIZ
— LogKa (@LogKa11) November 12, 2022
#BREAKING! Horrific Plane crash at the #WingsOverDallasAirshow.
Part 1 #OakCliff, #Texas 🇺🇸
⚠️ Warning: Disturbing pic.twitter.com/6lg3dj2gIY
— The Reality Report (@TheRealityRepo2) November 12, 2022
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