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Email from CAF I just got..

November 12, 2022 06:44PM
Dear members and supporters of the Commemorative Air Force (CAF),

I wanted to share with you the news of a tragic accident that happened earlier today. On Saturday, Nov 12, at approximately 1:20 p.m. CST, two CAF aircraft were involved in a mid-air collision at Dallas Executive Airport during the CAF’s Wings Over Dallas WWII Airshow.

The aircraft involved were our B-17 Flying Fortress Texas Raiders N7227C and our P-63 Kingcobra N6763, both based out of the Houston area.

The B-17 operates with a flight crew of 4-5 individuals, and the P-63 operates with a single crew member. At this time, we are not able to provide the identity or any personal information about the aircrew involved.

The Commemorative Air Force is working closely with local and national authorities who are investigating this accident. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTScool smiley will conduct a thorough investigation into the cause of the accident. Currently, no additional information is available.

We will continue to share information with you as we are able. It is always difficult to share news like this, however you are part of our aviation family. It is important that we support one another in times like this.

Hank Coates

Friendship is like peeing your pants.. Everybody can see it, but only you can feel the warmth..


  Two planes crash mid-air during air show in Dallas

sstrams298November 12, 2022 10:50AM

  There are multiple videos of the crash..

sstrams167November 12, 2022 11:03AM


IowaRam193November 12, 2022 11:27AM

  Just horrible...

sstrams165November 12, 2022 11:30AM

  Re: Just horrible...

IowaRam124November 12, 2022 11:47AM

  Yeah, that's what appears to have happened..

sstrams114November 12, 2022 11:53AM

  were they from the same organization

IowaRam113November 12, 2022 12:03PM

  The B-17 was CAF, not sure about the other..

sstrams114November 12, 2022 12:06PM

  New angle shows the B-17 had just banked, as well..

sstrams185November 12, 2022 12:02PM

  Re: Two planes crash mid-air during air show in Dallas

SeattleRam221November 12, 2022 01:43PM

  Re: Two planes crash mid-air during air show in Dallas

SeattleRam198November 12, 2022 03:23PM

  Re: Two planes crash mid-air during air show in Dallas

MamaRAMa198November 12, 2022 06:51PM

  Saw this about an hour ago! Ripped my heart out.

Ramgator133November 12, 2022 04:24PM

  Email from CAF I just got..

sstrams175November 12, 2022 06:44PM

  Re: Email from CAF I just got..

IowaRam101November 13, 2022 06:14AM

  I saw an article today..

sstrams147November 13, 2022 07:07AM

  Re: I saw an article today..

IowaRam201November 13, 2022 09:15AM

  Thankfully nobody else onboard..

sstrams145November 13, 2022 09:18AM

  I think you're both right....

JamesJM157November 13, 2022 10:26AM

  Re: Email from CAF I just got..

txramfan195November 13, 2022 03:13PM

  My dad claimed to be..

sstrams163November 13, 2022 04:06PM

  Mind if a reflect...

JamesJM241November 13, 2022 07:43PM

  Well, I'm sure you're aware..

sstrams120November 14, 2022 02:26AM

  just saw the video

ferragamo79114November 14, 2022 06:41AM

  So glad nobody on ground was hurt. A USAF Bud of mine was at the Ramstein crash..

Ramgator107November 14, 2022 09:30AM

  Yeah I had a work buddy there, as well..

sstrams98November 14, 2022 10:06AM

  Another email from CAF.. Attachments

sstrams125November 14, 2022 10:10AM

  RIP When I flew in the SBD three years ago.......

Ramgator99November 15, 2022 02:59AM

  They sure do, Gator.......

sstrams106November 15, 2022 04:35AM

  Some might call this statement cliche or even cold but....

Ramgator113November 15, 2022 05:05AM

  Well, nobody wants to go....

sstrams116November 15, 2022 06:23AM

  I just saw high res photos a second after impact..

sstrams111November 15, 2022 06:59AM

  7-8 years ago.....I saw a Female wing walker at the NAS JAX Airshow....

Ramgator116November 15, 2022 07:22AM