Dallas: Six flight crew members lost their lives in a mid-air collision of two planes during an airshow in Dallas.
A Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress bomber and a Bell P-63 Kingcobra fighter collided and crashed at the Wings Over Dallas Airshow at Dallas Executive Airport at 1:20 p.m. CST (12:50 am IST), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said in a statement.
The crash happened at the Wings Over Dallas air show at Dallas Executive Airport, which is about 10 miles south of downtown Dallas.
Videos posted online appeared to show a fast and agile airplane slamming into a larger aircraft.
Air collision involving a B-17 bomber and smaller plane at Dallas airshow pic.twitter.com/P8YSa9fkcY
— Ryan (@breakingryan1) November 12, 2022