US supersonic military jet trainer crashes at air force base in Texas
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Published time: 14 Nov, 2018 06:04 Edited time: 14 Nov, 2018 06:24
A supersonic T-38 Talon training plane crashed at Laughlin Air Force Base in Texas on Tuesday night, making it the fifth accident involving the same aircraft model in the last 12 months.
The jet crashed around 7:40pm local time, the base reported. The military did not provide any details on the fate of the pilots or the circumstances of the accident.
Media Release – Downed aircraft on Laughlin Air Force Base
At approximately 7:40 p.m., there was an aircraft incident at Laughlin Air Force Base. Emergency personnel are on the scene.
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— Laughlin AFB (@LaughlinAFB) November 14, 2018
According to the aviation blog The Warzone, this is the fifth time a T-38 has crashed in the last 12 months.
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