BOURNEMOUTH, UK - During a routine performance at the Bournemouth Air Festival; one of the BAE Systems Hawk aircraft has crashed.
|Hawk Aircraft of Red Arrows Team Crashed During Bournemouth Air Festival |
According to details; the Hawk aircraft was belonged to Royal Air Force's Red Arrows aerobatic display team. In a Red Arrows aerobatic display normally nine Hawks are usually used. It is uncertain which of the aircraft was actually crashed, while an unofficial report hinted that the incident involved Red 4.
There’s no such information available about the pilot of the crashed plane.
As per statement issued by UK defence ministry; they could only confirm the happening of incident in which an aircraft of Red Arrows was downed and they were investigating further.
Video footage have been taken of the accident apparently shows the formation splitting with three aircraft flaking to the right, one of which then appears to lose altitude.