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Two firefighting airplanes COLLIDE in mid-air and crash

TWO firefighting airplanes collided while working to put out a blaze in Nevada on Thursday afternoon, officials said.

 

The single-engine Air Tractor AT8T planes crashed while trying to help contain the Bishop wildfire, a spokesperson for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) confirmed to The Sun.

 

Each plane had one person on board at the time of the incident, according to the FAA.

 

It wasn't immediately clear what their conditions were following the crash.

 

The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the cause of the crash.

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