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Saturday, November 12, two aircraft were involved in a mid-air collision at Dallas Executive Airport.

The aircraft were a B-17 Flying Fortress and P-63 Kingcobra, both out of the Houston area. The Commemorative Air Force has been authorized to confirm the names of the B-17 Flying Fortress and P-63 Kingcobra flight crews involved in the tragic accident at Wings Over Dallas.

We are heartbroken to announce that the following members of the Commemorative Air Force went west on Saturday, November 12, 2022, at the Wings Over Dallas WWII Airshow while performing.

Please join us in mourning the loss of our good friends and fellow airmen.
  • Terry Barker of Keller, TX
  • Craig Hutain of Montgomery, TX
  • Kevin “K5” Michels of Austin, TX
  • Dan Ragan of Dallas, TX
  • Leonard Root of Ft Worth, TX
  • Curt Rowe of Hilliard, OH

The Commemorative Air Force is working with local authorities and the FAA, and the NTSB will conduct a thorough investigation into the cause of the accident. Any available information will be posted here. Our thoughts and prayers are with those involved in the accident and their families.

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