Airshow canceled after pilot ejects, survives crash

FILE PHOTO: Capt. Kevin Domon-Grenier, a pilot with the Canadian Forces Snowbirds, ejected from his aircraft shortly before the squadron was due to perform, the Snowbirds announced on Twitter on Sunday.
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FILE PHOTO: Capt. Kevin Domon-Grenier, a pilot with the Canadian Forces Snowbirds, ejected from his aircraft shortly before the squadron was due to perform, the Snowbirds announced on Twitter on Sunday.

The final day of the Atlanta Air Show is canceled after a pilot ejected from a plane Sunday afternoon.

The airshow began Saturday and was scheduled to continue Sunday afternoon at Tara Field near the Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton.

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Capt. Kevin Domon-Grenier, a pilot with the Canadian Forces Snowbirds, ejected from his aircraft shortly before the squadron was due to perform, the Snowbirds announced on Twitter on Sunday.

Domon-Grenier's CT-114 Tutor crashed prior to the show's opening, Airshow officials said. He made it safely to the ground and is OK, the CF Snowbirds said.

Nobody was injured when the plane crashed in an unpopulated area, according to the Snowbirds.