A T-50 Golden Eagle of the Republic of Korea Air Force’s ‘Black Eagles’ aerobatics team suffered a severe incident on take-off today at Changi Airport during the Singapore Airshow. According to airport authorities, the pilot suffered ‘light injuries’.
The ‘Black Eagles’ team was scheduled toclose the show when the incident occurred. Video footage posted on YouTube shows the lead sections of the team getting airborne, and the sixth aircraft rolling down the runway venting smoke or maybe fuel. It then skids and flips over, catching fire.