The final day of the Atlanta Air Show is canceled after a pilot ejected from a plane Sunday afternoon.
The airshow began Saturday and was scheduled to continue Sunday afternoon at Tara Field near the Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton.
UPDATE: The rest of today’s @atlantaairshow has been cancelled.— Airshow News (@NewsAirshow) October 13, 2019
Capt. Kevin Domon-Grenier, a pilot with the Canadian Forces Snowbirds, ejected from his aircraft shortly before the squadron was due to perform, the Snowbirds announced on Twitter on Sunday.
Domon-Grenier's CT-114 Tutor crashed prior to the show's opening, Airshow officials said. He made it safely to the ground and is OK, the CF Snowbirds said.
Snowbird 5, Capt Kevin Domon-Grenier was forced to eject from his aircraft shiortly before our performance in Atlanta this afternoon. Capt Domon-Grenier made it safely to the ground and is okay. The aircraft fell in an unpopulated area and no one was injured. pic.twitter.com/Sz1e8EVyE5— CF Snowbirds (@CFSnowbirds) October 13, 2019
Nobody was injured when the plane crashed in an unpopulated area, according to the Snowbirds.
Airplane crash. A Canadian Snowbird from Atlanta airshow. Pilot ejected safely, but the plane not so much. #atlantaairshow#planecrash #atlanta pic.twitter.com/JsUIv6Nk16— Charlotte Cliche (@CharlotteCliche) October 13, 2019
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