NTSB Opens Public Docket on ‘Wings Over Dallas’ Midair Collision Investigation


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​​​WASHINGTON (March 11, 2024) — The National Transportation Safety Board opened the public docket for its ongoing investigation of a midair collision during an airshow in Dallas, Texas.

The accident occurred on Nov. 12, 2022, when a Boeing B-17G airplane and a Bell P-63F airplane collided midair during the Wings Over Dallas airshow. A total of five people aboard the two airplanes were fatally injured in the crash.

The docket for this investigation includes more than 1,900 pages of factual information, including reports on operations and human performance factors, airplane performance, airworthiness, and laboratory examinations. The docket also includes transcripts of recordings, interview transcripts, photographs, and other investigative materials.

The docket contains only factual information collected by NTSB investigators; it does not provide the final report or a probable cause. No conclusions about how or why the crash happened should be drawn from the information within the docket. The NTSB will issue a final report at a later date that will include analysis, findings, recommendations, and probable cause determinations related to the accident.

The public docket​ for this investigation is available online.​

Additional material may be added to the docket as it becomes available.

The preliminary report, a link to photos and other information is available on the investigation webpage: CEN23MA034.aspx (ntsb.gov)   

To report an incident/accident or if you are a public safety agency, please call 1-844-373-9922 or 202-314-6290 to speak to a Watch Officer at the NTSB Response Operations Center (ROC) in Washington, DC (24/7).