Bengaluru, Feb 19: A major accident has been averted during a show at Aero India 2015 in Bengaluru on Thursday, Feb 19. It was a close shave for for two Red Bull aircraft while attempting a loop.
The two aircraft scraped against each other while demonstrating aerobatics at the ongoing Aero India show at Yelahanka air base in Bengaluru.
The accident took place as the wing of one aircraft collided against the propeller of another Red Bull aircraft while attempting a loop at the air show.
The aircraft were part of a three-plane formation. The wings of both aircraft were damaged.
Aero India 2015 was inaugurated on Wednesday by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The PM made a strong pitch for increasing defence preparedness.