Air Force Thunderbird Flips Over On Landing During Air Show Practice

Air Force Thunderbird Flips Over On Landing During Air Show Practice

Air Force Thunderbird Flips Over On Landing During Air Show Practice

While it has not offered any explanation for how Gonsalves crashed, the Air Force plans to eventually release a report on its investigation. The pilot suffered injuries that are not life-threatening.

Whether the team flies on Sunday will be decided once Heard and his superiors determine if the team can me mission-ready.

"Crowd safety and the safety of our teammates is always our priority", he said.

The accident happened just after 12:30 p.m. when the plane returned to Dayton International Airport from what the Thunderbirds described as a familiarization flight.

"It's best not to speculate", said Heard.

"It was complicated", he said.

Penelope Reed of the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office in Dayton told The Associated Press that Wright-Patterson Air Force Base dispatched a crash team and heavy rescue crew.

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"It was a tremendous effort", said Heard.

The opening ceremonies for the Dayton Air Show are slated for Saturday.

The Dayton Air Show is expected to go on as scheduled but the last update from the Thunderbirds stated that their performance in the air show is to be determined.

"We have a very, very good safety record", Heard said, though he acknowledged this was not the first crash in Thunderbirds history.

Before the rollover at Dayton International Airport around 12:20 p.m., the plane flew the unfriendly skies with wind gusts reaching up to 30 miles per hour and heavy rain that showered the area.

Several emergency crews are responding to a military plane accident at Dayton International Airport.

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