During the air show in Dallas, USA, two World War II airplanes collided, after which there was smoke everywhere. The Air Force said that 6 people were present on both planes. Everyone died. However, the officials are yet to confirm this. The incident happened around 1:20 pm on Saturday.
A plume of smoke rose after the incident
The video of the collision of both planes is going viral on social media. It can be seen in the video that during the air show, a plane comes very fast and collides with another plane. After this, some pieces of both planes are seen falling into the air. As the planes crash into the earth, an explosion immediately occurs and a plume of smoke appears.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said that the plane crashed during World War II in this accident. One of these is a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress and a Bell P-63 Kingcobra. The FAA said that our investigative agency and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the accident.
The aircraft used by the US Air force B-17 is a massive four-engined bomber. Which was used by the US Air Force during World War II. Whereas Kingcobra is an American fighter aircraft. Which was mostly used against Soviet forces during the war. According to the Boeing Company, most B-17s were scrapped at the end of World War II, and only a few are now shown at air shows or museums.
There was chaos all around, people were shouting
Anthony Montoya, who was present on the spot, saw the two planes colliding. He saw that two planes collided in the sky. He further said that I was completely shocked and I could not believe that anything like this had happened. I went to the air show with my friend. When the planes collided, there was chaos all around and some people were shouting.
The incident happened in the afternoon
According to media reports, emergency crews immediately began working at the crash site as soon as the plane crash was reported. In some videos, it is shown that the wreckage of the plane is lying in one place and the workers are removing the debris. The Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement that a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress and a Bell P-63 Kingcobra collided and crashed at about 1:20 p.m. (local time). The collision occurred during the commemorative Air Force Wings Over Dallas show.