Saturday, February 20, 2021

U.S. Air Force T-38 Jet Crash Kills USAF Instructor And A Japanese Student Pilot

Pictured: A T-38 jet, the model being flown before crashing in Alabama on Friday 

 * The nature of the crash is not clear and the victims have not been identified 
 * The presence of Air Force response suggests victims were Air Force personnel 
 * This is the second deadly military plane crash in Alabama in recent months 
 * Columbus, Mississippi was the origin point of the flight before its tragic end 

Two people are dead after a military jet crashed near the Montgomery Regional Airport in Montgomery, Alabama on Friday. 

Little is known of the victims at this point, although they are presumed to be members of the military, as both of the fatalities were on board according to CBS42. 

The names of the victims have not been released at this time. 

WNU Editor: This is the second T-38 crash in two days .... USAF Suffers Two T-38 Accidents in Two Days. Non-Fatal Accident at Beale AFB, Two Killed in Columbus AFB Crash. (The Aviationist)

1 comment:

Dov Sar said...

I can't believe these aircraft are still flying. I flew them in the early 1990's, but as a Navy pilot (yes the Navy has a few in Maryland). Back then they were so old I couldn't believe they were still flying, and that was 30 years ago!!