Accident reported involving military plane at Ohio air show

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A Thunderbird F-16 military jet crashed and flipped over at Dayton International Airport Friday afternoon around 12:20 p.m. during a practice for a weekend air show.

The incident happened shortly before 12:30 pm at the Dayton International Airport where aircraft and crews are practicing for the Vectren Dayton Air Show.

The Wright Patterson Air Force Base said its firefighters responded alongside the airport's fire and rescue team.

The Sheriff's Office said two occupants were reportedly still inside the aircraft on the runway. There have been no reports of injuries or fuel leaks.

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




'Emergency services are on the scene.

Authorities say a military jet in practice for an OH air show has been involved in an accident. WHIO-TV says the plane was taxiing when a gust of wind came.

Our news affiliates at ABC 15 is reporting that a military jet is on its top.

Both pilots have been removed from the wreckage. They use the F-16D Fighting Falcon to perform aerial acrobatics and formation flying at air shows across the world.

2 NEWS has crews on the scene and we will keep you updated with the latest information as soon as we learn it.

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