2 fighter planes collide mid air during air show in US, casualties feared

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In a freak mid-air accident that took place on Saturday, two fighter aircrafts collided during an airshow in Dallas (US). The collision happened when both the aircrafts were performing at the air show.

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in a statement said, “A Boeing B-17 flying fortress bomber and a Bell P-63 Kingcobra fighter collided and crashed at the Wings Over Dallas Airshow at Dallas Executive Airport at 1:20 p.m. CST (1820 GMT).”

According to reports, a probe has been initiated to find out the cause of the collision. Airport officials on Twitter said that the emergency crews were responding to the crash.

In video clips posted on social media, both the planes could be seen colliding. After the collision, the wreckage was caught in flames.

People recorded this mishap and posted it online. Tall flames could be seen at the mishap site.

At this stage it is not yet clear, whether there are any casualties.

By EP Web Desk

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