Shocking plane crash caught on camera

Shocking plane crash caught on camera

For a moment, it seems that the steep descent is part of the stunt, but pilot is unable to recover and plummets straight into the ground, even as the other plane zips by.



By Web Report

Published: Tue 17 May 2016, 1:02 PM

Last updated: Wed 18 May 2016, 2:16 AM


A pilot was killed when he lost control during the annual Good Neighbor Day Open House Airshow in Atlanta, US.
The video, uploaded on YouTube on May 14, shows two planes performing stunts in the sky, when one of the pilots flies his plane vertically upwards and loses control on his way down, crashing into the ground.
For a moment, it seems that the steep descent is part of the stunt, but pilot is unable to recover and plummets straight into the ground, even as the other plane zips by.
Fox News later identified the pilot as Greg Connell from South Carolina.
Gary Ward, who was flying the other plane seen in the video, told Time: "Greg flew underneath me and I had no idea Greg crashed like a second later."
"I was there with the family having fun and we were talking about the amount of training the pilots have to go through in order to do the stunts we were seeing. Kind of jokingly I made the comment about the pilots getting confused about what side to take when passing near each other. When the accident happened I just became speechless," wrote YouTube user Juan Rios.


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