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Military plane flips on its top at Dayton Air Show

24 June 2017

A plane is on its top at the Dayton International Airport after practicing for the Vectren Dayton Air Show on June 23, 2017 in Dayton, Ohio.

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base sent a crash team and heavy rescue crew to the scene.

Staff Sgt. Tabatha McCarthy with the Air Force Thunderbirds public relations office says There was a "mishap" while a plane was on the ground.

'Upon landing there was a mishap at the Dayton International Airport with an F-16D Fighting Falcon at approximately 12:20pm.

Several emergency vehicles are on scene.

Their conditions were not known and it was not immediately clear what caused the incident, according to NBC affiliate WDTN.

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One of the famed Air Force Thunderbirds that was practicing for an air show at an airport in OH had a "mishap upon landing", Friday, Fox News can confirm.

The pilot, his passenger and a tactical aircraft maintainer were all taken to a hospital for treatment.

Various news outlets report that the F-16 was landing when a gust of wind flipped it over.

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

A decision on whether to go forward with plans for the show in Dayton on Saturday has not been made. No fuel leaks or injuries have been reported.

Military plane flips on its top at Dayton Air Show