The crash involved two T-38C planes, twin-engine supersonic training and training planes, in which the student-pilot and instructor practice
There was an accident involving two jets at Laughlin base in West Texas on Friday, resulting in one pilot being killed and two others injured, including one seriously, the US Air Force Command said.
The accident happened around 10 a.m. on a ground at a base near Del Rio, Texas, about 5 kilometers northeast of the Mexican border.
The Air Force did not disclose details of what happened and said the incident is still being investigated.
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According to an Air Force statement, the seriously injured pilot was taken to the Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, approximately 225 kilometers east of the base. The second wounded pilot, with minor injuries, was taken to the Val Verde Regional Medical Center in Del Rio, and after dressing and examining the wounds, he returned to base.
Two T-38C planes, twin-engine supersonic training and training planes, in which the student-pilot and instructor practice, took part in the crash.
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