Ohio man among people killed in Dallas plane crash

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An Ohio man was among those killed during a demonstration at an air show Saturday in Dallas, Texas. The crash occurred during the Wings Over Dallas Show at the Dallas Executive Airport. A World War II bomber and a fighter jet collided and crashed to the ground in a fireball on Saturday, leaving crumpled wreckage in a grassy field within the perimeter of Dallas Executive Airport, about 16 miles from the center of the city. The crash claimed six lives, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins tweeted Sunday, citing a statement from the Ohio wing of the Civil Air Patrol, Major Curtis Rowe and his fellow crew members were killed in the crash. Rowe served with the Air Patrol for over 30 years, achieving all possible aircrew ratings and earning his Command Pilot Rating. The FAA and NTSB are still investigating the crash. “We will also look at the crew members and basically we will look at everything we can and we will basically let the evidence lead us to the right conclusions, but at this point we will not speculate on what happened,” he said. Michael Graham with NTSB said in a statement. National transport officials said a preliminary report is expected in four to six weeks, but the full investigation could take up to 18 months.

An Ohio man was among those killed Saturday while demonstrating at an air show in Dallas, Texas.

The accident happened during the Wings Over Dallas Show at the Dallas Executive Airport.

A World War II bomber and a fighter jet collided and crashed into a fireball on Saturday, leaving crumpled wreckage in a grassy area within the perimeter of Dallas Executive Airport, about 16 miles from the center of the city.

The crash claimed six lives, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins tweeted Sunday, citing the county medical examiner.

Major Curtis Rowe and his crew were killed in the crash, according to a statement from the Ohio wing of the Civil Air Patrol.

Rowe served in the Air Patrol for over 30 years, earning all possible flight crews and earning his Command Pilot Rating.

The FAA and NTSB are still investigating the crash.

“We will also look at the crew members and basically we will look at everything we can and we will basically let the evidence lead us to the right conclusions, but at this point we will not speculate on what happened,” he said. Michael Graham with That reports NTSB in a statement.

National transport officials said a preliminary report is expected in four to six weeks, but the full investigation could take up to 18 months.

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Christopher Brito is a social media producer and trending writer for The Valley Voice, with a focus on sports and stories related to race and culture.

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