Boeing B-17 Crashes With Fighter Aircraft Mid-Air in Texas

Allen Zhong
By Allen Zhong
November 12, 2022USshare
Boeing B-17 Crashes With Fighter Aircraft Mid-Air in Texas
A damaged plane sits at the Dallas Executive Airport in Dallas after two historic military planes collided and crashed on Nov. 12, 2022. (Liesbeth Powers/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

Two planes crashed mid-air during a Dallas air show.

A Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress and a Bell P-63 Kingcobra collided and crashed around 1:32 p.m. local time at the Dallas Executive Airport, KXAS-TV reported.

Dallas Fire-Rescue reported an Alert 3 incident that happened at 5300 Challenger Dr. in Dallas where the airport is located.

A video posted on social media shows the fighter plane appearing to collide with the bomber, causing them to quickly crash to the ground, setting off a large ball of fire and smoke.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott confirmed the incident.

“Planes collide during [an] air show at Dallas Executive Airport,” he wrote in a Twitter post. “The Texas Department of Public Safety, Texas Division of Emergency Management, and the Texas Department of Transportation are assisting local officials in responding to this tragedy.”

It was unclear how many people were on board or if anyone was killed or hurt.

From The Epoch Times

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