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UPDATE: Thunderbirds will not perform on Sunday after 'mishap'

Thunderbirds based in Las Vegas
Posted: 12:52 PM, Jun 23, 2017
Updated: 2017-06-25 01:16:27Z

UPDATE ON JUNE 24: The Thunderbirds say that they will not fly in the Dayton Air Show on Sunday. 

"As the investigation continues our main focus is the well-being of our Airmen, their families and returning to the mission," said Lt. Col. Jason Heard, Commander/Leader.

Capt. Gonsalves, who was injured during the incident, has not yet been released from the hospital. 

UPDATE AT 1:35 P.M. PT:  Latest information from USAF Thunderbirds:

The United States Air Force Thunderbirds were conducting a single-ship familiarization flight on Friday June 23, 2017. Upon landing there was a mishap at the Dayton International Airport with an F-16D Fighting Falcon at approximately 12:20 p.m.

The plane sustained damage and the pilot and his passenger, a tactical aircraft maintainer, were taken to a local hospital where they are receiving care and currently in good condition.

More details will be released following an aircraft investigation and safety investigation board.

"Our first priority is taking care of our Thunderbird teammates and ensuring future safety" said Lt. Col. Jason Heard, Thunderbirds Commander/Leader.

 Our performance this weekend in the Dayton Air Show is to be determined.

UPDATE AT 11:44 A.M. PT: The Thunderbirds have released the following statement:

The United States Air Force Thunderbirds were conducting a single-ship familiarization flight on Friday June 23, 2017. Upon landing there was a mishap at Dayton International Airport with an F-16D Fighting Falcon at approximately 12:20pm. Emergency  services are on the scene. We will provide more information as it becomes available.

It is not known at this time if anyone was injured in the incident.

ORIGINAL STORY

A law enforcement official confirmed a military jet is on its top at the Dayton (Ohio) Air Show, according to the Dayton Daily News

No injuries were immediately reported, The Associated Press reported

The Dayton Daily News reported an eye witness confirmed a Thunderbird F-16 is on its top and rescue crews are on the scene. 

The area was experiencing heavy rain, according to the Dayton Daily News. 

The opening ceremonies for the Dayton Air Show are slated for Saturday. The crash happened during a practice run. 

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.