Two planes crash into each other at the Dallas Air Show


Two planes collided in Dallas, Texas during Saturday’s Commemorative Wings over Dallas Show at 1:20 p.m.

Federal Aviation Administration reports that a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, and a Bell P-63 Kingcobra collided at Dallas Executive Airport. Social media video shows the moment of impact, while others react in shock.

It’s reportedly unclear how many people were onboard each aircraft. According to The Dallas Morning News a spokesperson for Dallas Fire-Rescue stated that he didn’t know the status of pilots or whether injuries were reported by people on the ground.

Eric Johnson, mayor of Dallas, wrote this tweet: “As many of you have now seen, we have had a terrible tragedy in our city today during an airshow. Many details remain unknown or unconfirmed at this time. The @NTSB has taken command of the crash scene with @DallasPD and @DallasFireRes_q continuing to provide support.” 

Johnson replied to the tweet with: “The videos are heartbreaking. Please, say a prayer for the souls who took to the sky to entertain and educate our families today.”







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