Two vintage planes collide in mid-air during the Dallas Airshow in the United States

During the Wings over Dallas Airshow, held between November 11 and 13 at Dallas Redbird Executive Airport (RDB), Texas, USA, two historic 2 ) and one Bell P-63F Kingcobra fighter aircraft collided (N6763) are involved in the accident.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released the following statement:

A Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress and a Bell P-63 Kingcobra collided and crashed at the Wings Over Dallas airshow at Dallas Executive Airport in Texas around 1:20 p.m. local time on Saturday. At this time it is not known how many people were on both planes. The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate. The NTSB will lead the investigation and provide additional updates.

The event, which was supposed to run until Sunday, has been cancelled.

The B-17 was part of the Commemorative Air Force collection and was based in Conroe, Texas near Houston. It was one of only nine airworthy surviving examples of the model. The P-63 was even rarer: Only four of these were still airworthy.

The following footage emerged on Twitter:

Twitter account JacDec also reports:

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