BREAKING Two Rafale fighter jets collided mid-air during an airshow in France

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Two Rafale planes collided mid-air during an airshow at the 709 base in Cognac-Châteaubernard this Sunday, May 22.

The incident happened at 12:40 p.m., this Sunday, May 22, in the middle of the national airshow on the air base 709 Cognac-Châteaubernard military base

Two Rafale fighter jets collided mid-air during their tactical presentation but fortunately, the two planes were able to land safely.

The top tail of one of the Rafale has been cut during the collision.

The noise like a gunshot according to witnesses. The debris from the collision damaged a house in the village of Gensac-la-Pallue, without causing any injuries.

Three investigations have already been launched. ‘In aeronautics, there is only one priority: safety. We have to understand what happened’ said announces Colonel Lyautey, commander of the airbase.

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