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Dallas Airshow Crash Video Two Planes Collided
Two vintage military planes collided in midair on Saturday (Nov 12) at a World War II commemorative airshow in Dallas.
The FAA released a statement shortly after the crash: “A Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress and a Bell P-63 Kingcobra collided and crashed at the Wings Over Dallas Airshow”.
At around 1:15, a B-17, which normally has a crew of 4-5 people onboard and a P-63, with one person onboard, collided.
Commemorative Air Force cannot release the exact number of people onboard or the names until they are cleared and are sure family members have been notified.
Commemorative Air Force has around 12K members in U.S. and Europe, 180 aircraft, fly around 6,500 hours a year in air shows and training and tributes to veterans. Their motto is ‘Educate, inspire and honor.’
Dallas Plane Crash Video
A Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress and a Bell P-63 Kingcobra collided and crashed around 1:20 p.m. local time, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. It is unclear how many people were on board the bomber and fighter aircraft, it said.
The airshow, timed to coincide with Veterans Day, is organized by the Commemorative Air Force, an education association focused on American military aviation.
There were no injuries to spectators or others on the ground, according to Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson.
The airport said there was an “incident” during the show and that Dallas Fire and Rescue were responding.
Bystanders captured a cloud of black smoke following the crash. Debris from the planes could also be seen littering a nearby highway.
The debris field includes the airport grounds, Highway 67 and a nearby strip mall, the mayor said.