One crew member dead as Canadian forces' Snowbirds jet crashes in British Columbia

A jet from the Canadian air force's Snowbirds aerobatics team that was on a tour to lift spirits during the coronavirus outbreak crashed in Kamloops, British Columbia, on Sunday (May 17), killing one crew member and seriously injuring the other, defense officials said. Video shot by a witness showed two of the team's Canadair Tutor single-engine aircraft taking off. One of the planes reared up almost immediately before plunging to the ground, exploding just after the pilot ejected.