Military plane suffers accident during practice for OH air show

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The incident happened shortly before 12:30 p.m. while aircraft and crews are practicing for the Vectren Dayton Air Show. A crash crew from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, along with heavy rescue equipment, was dispatched.

"The United States Air Force Thunderbirds were conducting a single-ship familiarization flight on Friday June 23, 2017", The US Air Force Thunderbirds said on their Facebook page. There was a mishap upon landing at 12:20 p.m.

The airport isn't just dealing with an emergency service situation, it also has inclement weather bogging down transportation.

A military plane that was practicing for an air show in heavy fog has crashed at an airport in OH, officials said Friday.

Various news outlets report that the F-16 was landing when a gust of wind flipped it over.

In one of its recent updates, the affiliate explains that both pilots have since been extricated from the crash. That same day a Thunderbirds pilot ejected from his aircraft before it crashed during a flyover at an Air Force graduation commencement.

No injuries were immediately reported, The Associated Press reported.

The Thunderbirds said in the statement that their performance this weekend at the Dayton Air Show is to be determined.

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