It is not clear at this time exactly what happened, but a member of the Snowbirds, based at 15 Wing Moose Jaw, was forced to eject from his craft on Sunday before a scheduled performance in Atlanta.
Snowbird 5, Capt Kevin Domon-Grenier was forced to eject from his aircraft shiortly before our performance in Atlanta this afternoon. Capt Domon-Grenier made it safely to the ground and is okay. The aircraft fell in an unpopulated area and no one was injured. pic.twitter.com/Sz1e8EVyE5
— CF Snowbirds (@CFSnowbirds) October 13, 2019
It is not known at this time what caused the CT-114 Tutor to fall to the ground.
As a result of the crash, organizers of the Atlanta airshow decided to cancel the final day of the show.
A statement from Lieutenant-Colonel Mike French, Commanding Officer of 431 (Air Demonstration) Squadron on the Canadian Forces Snowbirds CT-114 Tutor Ejection. #snowbirds #cfsnowbirds #rcaf pic.twitter.com/vhsYAiKKGl
— CF Snowbirds (@CFSnowbirds) October 14, 2019