Accident At Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show Causes Death
The remaining air show for today has been cancelled out of respect for the incident that has occurred. This evening’s activities remain on schedule. We appreciate everyone’s understanding at this time. We also apologize for the time it took to relay this due to internet issues.
Tragic News has just been released by the Battle Creek Police Department as they are saying tragedy has struck the Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show and Balloon Festival at Battle Creek Executive Airport, saying that an accident involving Chris Darnell, driver of SHOCKWAVE, has allegedly died:
At about 1:10 this afternoon, during the pyrotechnic portion of the Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show and Balloon Festival at Battle Creek Executive Airport, an accident happened that has resulted in a death.
We have no more information at this time, as the investigation takes place. The Battle Creek Fire Department, Battle Creek Police Department, and Federal Aviation Administration are at the scene investigating.
The shockwave Jet Truck just exploded at the Field of flight in Battle Creek, not sure on the condition of the driver…!!!
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