HUNTSVILLE, AL- Officials have confirmed that one person, 5 year-old Aaron Miller of Athens is dead after a microsburst hit the Air Show this afternoon.
Witnesses say several VIP tents, including the City of Huntsville's tent, and the main announcer's stand were picked up off the ground and overturned.
Twelve additional injuries, including lacerations and fractures have also been confirmed.
Huntsville Hospital has not set-up a patient list of people brought there from the Air Show, however you may call 256-265-1000 and ask for anyone that was there that might be missing and they can tell you if they are at the hospital or not.
Storm Force 31's Keller Watts explains that due to the way radar works with it shooting over the storm due to the curvature of the earth the National weather service could not predict the microburst that caused this tragic accident.
WAAY 31's Erin Dacy and Ben Boles were at the show with their children and described the event as coming out of nowhere.
The storm ripped tents from anchors and tossed them around like toys. Boles was knocked to the ground as they tried to seek shelter from the storm.
Our thoughts and prayers go forth for the Miller family and to those lives that were touched by the tragic events of this day.
Web Producer- Brett Haas
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