ROCKFORD – According to an air show website, one of the U.S. Navy Blue
Angels lost part of its wing during Saturday’s AirFest air show.
The website Airshow Stuff
says that Blue Angel #5 love the leading edge flap of its left wing
during the performance. It’s pilot finished the maneuver, landed, jumped
into a backup jet and took off to finish the show. No one was reported
harmed due to the damaged wing.
It’s the second time a piece has fallen off a Blue Angels jet in three weeks.