1 pilot killed, 2 wounded in crash with 2 jet trainers - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth | MCU Times

1 pilot killed, 2 wounded in crash with 2 jet trainers – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

A crash involving two jet trainers Friday left one pilot dead and two other pilots wounded, one critically, at Laughlin Air Force Base in West Texas, Air Force officials said.

It happened around noon. 10 on the ground at the base near Del Rio, Texas, which is about 3 miles (5 kilometers) northeast of the Mexican border.

The Air Force did not release details of what happened Friday, saying the incident was still under investigation.

The critically injured pilot was taken to Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, about 140 miles (225 kilometers) east of the base, according to a statement from the Air Force.

The other injured pilot was treated for minor injuries at the Val Verde Regional Medical Center in Del Rio and discharged. No identities have been released.

The crash involved two T-38C aircraft, which are twin-engine supersonic aircraft with room for a student pilot and an instructor.


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