In this horrific accident, a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress and a Bell P-63 Kingcobra collided.
This whole incident was filmed, because these planes were taking part in an air show.
At least 6 people were on board these planes and it is feared that they are all dead.
Dallas. At the Dallas Airshow, two historic World War II military planes collided in mid-air after bursting into balls of fire. Horrifying videos of this accident have surfaced. In this horrific filmed crash, a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress and a Bell P-63 Kingcobra collided. This whole incident was filmed, because these planes were taking part in an air show. Authorities have not confirmed the deaths. But according to reports, at least 6 people were on board these planes and it is feared that they are all dead.
According to a dispatch from the ANI press agency, those present on site to attend the air show could not believe for long what was happening before their eyes! Everyone was in shock. Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson said video of the crash was heartbreaking. The mayor said the National Transportation Safety Board, with the help of local police and firefighters, has taken control of the crash site. It was clearly seen in the video that the Kingcobra plane coming from the other side collided with the giant B-17 and became a big ball of fire and smoke. People present at the air show said that several planes were flying there at the same time.
BREAKING: Footage shows a mid-air collision of a B-17 bomber and a smaller plane at the Dallas Airshow pic.twitter.com/eD1c2GHvu4
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The Kingcobra is an American fighter aircraft and was primarily used by the Soviet military during World War II. The B-17 is a four-engined bomber used in attacks against Germany during World War II. According to experts, it is now rare for a B-17 aircraft to be airworthy. Most B-17s were dropped after World War II. It can only be seen in museums and air shows.
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