Two planes collided mid-air during an air show at Dallas Executive Airport.
The accident took place during the Wings Over Dallas World War II Airshow at 1:25 p.m.
“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.”
According to one eyewitness posting on Twitter, “A WWII bomber just crashed at Dallas Executive Airport.
“It was part of the Commemorative Air Force’s Wings Over Dallas Show. Wing just came off as it made a pass over the airfield.” Another added, “Tragic and horrible to witness.”
This seems entirely intentional. pic.twitter.com/fBkL46gpGV— Ian Miles Cheong (@stillgray) November 12, 2022
Air collision involving a B-17 bomber and smaller plane at Dallas airshow pic.twitter.com/P8YSa9fkcY— Ryan (@breakingryan1) November 12, 2022
Another video of the mid-air collision involving B-17 bomber and a small plane at Dallas Executive Airport pic.twitter.com/w7llZmvCGZ— Insider Paper (@TheInsiderPaper) November 12, 2022
The worst thing in aviation is when a plane goes down….and a mid air collision between 2 planes is the most devastating scene. A B-17 had a mid air at the Dallas Air show. Just so heart breaking. 💔 pic.twitter.com/GGf7Fw5F3m— Fakhr-e-Alam (@falamb3) November 12, 2022
BREAKING: There has been an incident at Dallas Executive Airport during the Commemorative Air Force Air show.— Alanna Quillen (@AlannaNBC5) November 12, 2022
Dallas Fire-Rescue reported an Alert 3 – Aircraft Emergency, after a mid-air collision involving two planes at Dallas Executive Airport.https://t.co/6mXxFm4S6K