Navy civilian employee airlifted to VCU

Result of air show accident in Virginia Beach

September 20, 2019 - 3:12 pm

(NAS Oceana Air Show via Facebook)


(VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - -- A US Navy civilian employee has been airlifted to VCU Medical Center in Richmond after an accident at NAS Oceana Air Show.

The employee was seriously injured, according to an Air Show post on Facebook and Twitter. The injuries, however, are reportedly not life threatening. The cause of the accident is under investigation and assistance is being offered to the employee's family.

The show is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday in Virginia Beach and will feature performances by the Air Force Thunderbirds.