Snowbird Jet Flying in Formation Crashes in British Columbia

One person was taken to hospital after a Canadian Forces Snowbird jet crashed in Kamloops, British Columbia, on May 17, local media reported.

Two Comox-bound jets took off from Kamloops Airport at about 11.30 am when one rose, circled, and crashed into a residence in Glenview Avenue, Kamloops This Week reported.

Canadian Forces Snowbirds confirmed one of its aircraft crashed in the vicinity of Kamloops but did not immediately provide further information, saying it was working to determine the status of its personnel and supporting emergency efforts.

This video shows the scene from the ground, where a thick plume of smoke is billowing from the crash site. Credit: Randy Sunderman via Storyful