2 planes collide and crash at Dallas air show, killing 6
Two planes collided and crash at a Dallas, Texas, air show Saturday, killing at least six people, according to state officials.
The big picture: FAA officials said Saturday it was unclear how many people were on board the aircraft.
- Emergency crews arrived on the scene of the incident at the Wings Over Dallas WWII Airshow at the Dallas Executive Airport.
- A Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress and a Bell P-63 Kingcobra plane collided and crashed mid-afternoon Saturday, the FAA said.
- Videos and photos posted on social media showed the aircraft hitting each other before crashing, leading to a massive fire in the area.
What they're saying: "According to our Dallas County Medical Examiner, there are a total of 6 fatalities from yesterday's Wings over Dallas air show incident. Authorities will continue working today on the investigation & identification of the deceased. Please pray for their families and all involved," Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said on Twitter Sunday.
What to watch: The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the incident.
- "Neither agency identifies people involved in aircraft accidents," the FAA said.
Editor’s note: This is a breaking news story. Check back for updates.