Six Dead After Two Planes Collide At Airshow In Dallas

Six people have been killed after two WWII military planes collided during an airshow in the city of Dallas, USA. Horrified witnesses captured the moment of the crash on video.

Authorities said six people had been killed in the crash in Dallas
Authorities said six people had been killed in the crash in Dallas

The planes involved in the collision were a B-17 Flying Fortress bomber and a P-63 Kingcombra fighter - the planes collided with each other at around 1.20pm local time.


The planes were part of the Commemorative Air Force Wings Over Dallas show that was being held just outside of the city.



Officials have not publically stated how many people were on board in total, however, the Kingcobra has a single pilot while the B-17 usually carries a crew of four or five people.


Witnesses Caught Footage Of The Moment Of Collision:



Anthony Montoya, a witness to the incident, told The Associated Press: "I just stood there. I was in complete shock and disbelief.


"Everybody around was gasping. Everybody was bursting into tears. Everybody was in shock."


The National Transportation Safety Board will be investigating the crash, with a team due to arrive later on Sunday.


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