Thunderbird pilot, passenger listed in good condition after mishap

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) Р 2 News Reporter Charlisa Gordon is live with team coverage of the Thunderbird Jet mishap.

Representatives from the US Air Force Thunderbird told 2 NEWS a pilot and an aircraft maintainer suffered non-life-threatening injuries and are both in good condition at Miami Valley Hospital.

Thunderbird Commander Jason heard told 2 NEWS the passenger Staff Sgt. Kenneth Cordova had no visible injuries and the pilot Capt. Erik Gonsalves suffered cuts and injuries to his leg.

No word yet on when the two will be released and back in the air once again. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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