Tue. Dec 5th, 2023

BELLEVILLE, Mich. (AP) — A pilot and crew member escaped critical damage after they ejected from a classic jet that crashed throughout a Michigan air present Sunday, officers mentioned.

The MiG-23 demonstration aircraft crashed in the course of the Thunder Over Michigan Air Present shortly after 4 p.m., the Wayne County Airport Authority mentioned in a press release.

The Soviet fighter aircraft crashed right into a car parking zone and struck unoccupied automobiles at a close-by condominium advanced in Belleville, about 30 miles (48.2 kilometers) west of Detroit.

No accidents had been reported on the bottom on the residences or the air present hosted by the Yankee Air Museum in Belleville.

The pilot and “backseater” crew member didn’t seem to have vital accidents however had been transported to an space hospital, the authority mentioned.

The Federal Aviation Administration mentioned in a press release that the company will examine with the Nationwide Transportation Security Board.

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