June 13, 2024

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The moment two small planes collided during an air show in Portugal

The moment two small planes collided during an air show in Portugal
Two small planes collided during an air show in Portugal

Two small planes collided this Sunday Mid-flight, during an aerial demonstration involving six planes at Beja airport in southern Portugal, the Air Force said, it did not specify whether there were any casualties.

“The Air Force regrets to announce at 16:05 (15:05 GMT) at the Baja Air Show, “Two planes crash during aerial demonstration.”He pointed out in a brief statement.

Local media reported that one of the pilots died in the crash, although authorities did not provide official information.

The incident took place at Beja Airport in the south of Portugal

The plane has been identified as two Yakovlev Yak-52Soviet designed aerobatic training model.

The air force said emergency services were at the scene and organizers of the event at Beja Airport suspended the event.

A video recorded by an onlooker and posted on social media showed six planes forming in the air, one of them taking off, touching one of the others and Then hit the ground.

The aircraft that collided were two Yakovlev Yak-52s, aerobatic trainers and Soviet designs.

Portuguese newspapers have quoted witnesses as saying that All six aircraft are part of an aerobatic group called “Yak Stars”.

The organizers of the event presented it as the largest civilian acrobatic group in Southern Europe.

News in development

(With information from AFP)

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