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Posted: August 22, 2015

Plane struck cars on highway in deadly airshow crash


By Cox Media Group National Content Desk


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The large crowd gathered at the Shoreham Airshow in southern England watched helplessly as the pilot of a fighter jet lost control and struck several cars on a busy highway.

The BBC reports that the jet was a Hawker Hunter T mark 7.

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Flames and smoke could be seen from miles away.

Local authorities told the BBC that there were several fatalities and over a dozen people treated for minor injuries.

Several professional and amateur photographers captured the ill-fated flight on camera.

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