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Mid Air Collision At CAF Wings Over Dallas Airshow

Two vintage military aircraft collided last Saturday, November 12th, 2022, at the Commemorative Air Force Wings of Dallas Airshow. Six people lost their lives after a World War II-era Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress crashed with a Bell P-63 Kingcobra.

Photo Courtesy of Pixabay. Museum Display of a B-17

CNN ~ "Six people are dead after two World War II-era military planes collided in midair and crashed at Dallas Executive Airport during an airshow Saturday afternoon, killing all on board, the Dallas County Medical Examiner’s office said Sunday.

'We can confirm that there are six (fatalities),' a spokesperson for the Dallas County Medical Examiner’s office told CNN in a phone call.

More than 40 fire rescue units responded to the scene after the two vintage planes – a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress and a Bell P-63 Kingcobra – went down during the Wings Over Dallas airshow.

In video footage of the crash that was described by Dallas’ mayor as 'heartbreaking,' the planes are seen breaking apart in midair after the collision, then hitting the ground within seconds, before bursting into flames".~ CNN.

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