Military jet practicing for OH air show in accident

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 Dayton Air Show is set to take place this weekend but has already seen a scary crash occur at Dayton International Airport.

Staff Sgt. Tabatha McCarthy with the Air Force Thunderbirds public relations office says There was a "mishap" while a plane was on the ground. Reed says there was no immediate report of any injuries. Emergency services are on the scene.

It is not known at this time if anyone was injured in the incident.

A U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds fighter jet flipped onto its top as it landed during a practice for an air show in Ohio.

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds are the headlining act for the annual Dayton Air Show, which is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday.

The most important part of this story is that the pilots seem to be doing well.

In one of its recent updates, the affiliate explains that both pilots have since been extricated from the crash.

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