The Thunderbirds were practicing their aerobatic maneuvers in thunderstorm conditions ahead of this weekend’s
2017 Vectren Dayton Air Show. Wind gusts this afternoon were about 11 to 17 miles per hour, Weather.com reported.
The Dayton Air Show is no stranger to tragedy: In 2013, a pilot and stunt walker were killed when their bi-plane crashed onto the runway and burst into flames as spectators looked on.
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