Air Drive: 1 Pilot Killed, 2 Injured in Crash Involving 2 Jet Trainers From Laughlin AFB

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — A crash involving two jet trainers Friday left a pilot lifeless and two different pilots injured, one critically, on the Laughlin Air Drive Base in West Texas, Air Drive officers mentioned.

It occurred about 10 a.m. on the bottom on the base close to Del Rio, Texas, which is about 3 miles northeast of the Mexican border. The Air Drive didn’t launch particulars Friday on what occurred, and mentioned the incident was nonetheless below investigation.

The critically injured pilot was taken to Brooke Army Medical Heart in San Antonio, about 140 miles east of the bottom, in response to an Air Drive assertion. The opposite injured pilot was handled for minor accidents at Val Verde Regional Medical Heart in Del Rio and discharged. No identities have been launched.

The crash concerned two T-38C aircrafts, that are twin-engine supersonic aircrafts that seat a pupil pilot and an teacher.

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