At the festival in the UK crashed fighter who performed a demonstration flight. The pilot managed to eject and was killed, none of the spectators were not injured.
The incident occurred during the car festival CarFest, passing to the North-West of England in Cheshire.
A few light fighters Folland Gnat maneuvered at low altitude, and then one of them disappeared behind the trees and collided with the ground. Eye witnesses posted photos and a video clip from a forest rises a pillar of black smoke, reports TASS.
According to preliminary data, the fighter pilot could not regain control and the aircraft went into a tailspin.
The festival will continue its work. “The police advised us to make the best and most safe to continue the event, given that at the festival there are 10 of thousands of children. That’s what we’re going to do”, – quotes RIA “news” a festival organizer Chris Evans.
Festival Carfest has charitable character. Participants are raising funds for the organization Children in need (“children in Need”), owned by BBC television and radio Corporation.
Folland Gnat was operated by the Royal air force from 1959 to 1979, in particular, the aerobatic team Red Arrows.