Air Force Thunderbird Flips After Incentive Flight Landing

The two-seat F-16 on the USAF Thunderbird Aerial Demonstration Team is used for “incentive” flights and flying local celebrities, among other public relations tasks.

That’s one memorable way to end your flight:

June 23, 2017, in Dayton, Ohio. TY GREENLEES / DAYTON DAILY NEWS /AP

Both the pilot and “passenger” (Capt. Erik Gonsalves andĀ TSgt Kenneth Cordova, a “tactical aircraft maintainer”) were reported in good condition.

One comment

  • Anonymous Imperial Patriot

    I don’t think Capt. Erik Gonsalves will be flying for a long while.