Craig Hutain, Len Root and Terry Barker Obituary News: At Least 3 Confirmed Dead Following Tragic Two-World War Plane Collision During Dallas Air Show.
At least three people have now been confirmed dead after two vintage World War Two planes collided and crashed at an air display in the US state of Texas.
The tragedy happened at the Wings Over Dallas airshow around 1:20 p.m. on Saturday, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.
The footage shows the planes colliding at a low altitude, splitting one of the planes in half. The impact on the earth is visible as a fireball.
The aircraft, one of which was a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, were participating in a memorial air show close to Dallas.
Fellow AA pilot & Grey Eagle #4959 Terry Barker and fellow AA pilot Len Root were the pilots on the B-17 midair at KRBD. The other airplane was a P-63 piloted by UAL CA Craig Hutain. On behalf of The Grey Eagles our sincere condolences. Terry retired in 2020 and Len in 2021.