The tragic crash happened minutes before a scheduled demonstration by the Italian air force’s aerobatic squadron
A 5-year-old girl died this afternoon, when in the car he was riding with his family, just outside Turin, a burning piece of aircraft fell of the Italian Air Force.
His 9-year-old brother also suffered extensive burns while the children’s parents were also injured.
According to the information so far, a burning piece of aircraft crashed into the car in which the unfortunate family was traveling.
The tragic incident took place minutes before a scheduled demonstration of the aerobatic swarm, as the aircraft were approaching the Vercelli area.
The pilot of the downed aircraft managed to escape using a parachute.
Terrible incident in Turin, where an airplane from the Frecce Tricolori crashed during an exercise, killing a 5-year-old girl and, according to the first news, injuring his brother and his parents. Salvo il pilota, che si è lanciato all’ultimo con il paracadute.… pic.twitter.com/AlW6TWqxTo
— Matteo Salvini (@matteosalvinimi) September 16, 2023
UPDATE [16.09-18:30] #Airport #Caselle #TRN #Torino #incident possible #BirdStrike precipitate #aereo #Pony4 delle #FrecceTricolori – Pilota eiettato e salvo – L’incendio ha investito un’auto. Morta una bambina di 5 anni e ustionati i genitori e il fratello di 9 (credits in… pic.twitter.com/1RNSwlxGyX
— Emergenza24 (@Emergenza24) September 16, 2023
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