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Air Force identifies 2 airmen killed during T-38 training flight in Oklahoma
"When tragedies like this occur, every member of the U.S. military, Vance, Enid, feels it."
Two airmen killed when training jets crash in Oklahoma
Two Air Force T-38 Talon training aircraft from Vance Air Force Base, Oklahoma, crashed around 9:10 am local time
Coast Guard suspends search for special tactics airman who fell from C-130
The Coast Guard has suspended its search for the Hurlburt Field airman who from from an C-130 Hercules transport aircraft during a training exercise over the Gulf of Mexico
Massive search continues for Florida airman who fell from C-130
Rescue teams are searching a 700-square-mile area of the Gulf of Mexico between Fort Walton Beach and Pensacola, looking for any sign of a 24th Special Operations Wing airman who went missing in the water late Tuesday morning after apparently falling out of a four-engine C-130 transport
Florida airman missing after falling from C-130 into Gulf of Mexico
The airman, assigned to the 24th Special Operations Wing, "exited his aircraft during a jump training scenario over the Gulf of Mexico approximately 4 miles south" of Hurlburt Field in Florida, according to an Air Force statement
C-130J Super Hercules damaged by nose gear collapse at Little Rock Air Force Base
A C-130J Super Hercules assigned to the 314th Airlift Wing at Little Rock Air Force Base was damaged when its nose gear collapsed while the plane was on the tarmac
F-16 crashes during training flight near Holloman Air Force Base
An F-16 Fighting Falcon crashed during a training flight near Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico on Tuesday, Air Force officials announced
A Navy ‘Doomsday’ plane was severely damaged by a single bird strike
A Navy doomsday aircraft that would play a vital communication role in the event of a nuclear war had one of its four engines replaced this month after it struck a bird at a Maryland air station
NTSB releases preliminary report on cause of fatal B-17 plane crash at Bradley International Airport
The full investigation is expected to take a year to 18 months.
‘We couldn’t see, we couldn’t breathe’ — Pathbreaking Navy aviator turned hero pilot reveals close Southwest Flight 1380 came to disaster
"We couldn't see, we couldn't breathe, and a piercing pain stabbed our ears, all while the aircraft snapped into a rapid roll and skidded hard to the left as the nose of the aircraft pitched over, initiating a dive toward the ground"
US Air Force F-16 crashes in Germany
The F-16 was assigned to the 480th Fighter Squadron, 52nd Fighter Wing at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany
We salute the Air National Guard chief master sergeant who pulled passengers from a fiery B-17 crash
"He is very familiar with the back of an aircraft," Army Maj. Gen. Francis J. Evon, adjutant general of the Connecticut National Guard, said in a statement on Thursday. "[It was] very lucky that he had gloves on. Our understanding is he popped the hatch and was able to extract some individuals"
World War II-era B-17 bomber crashes at Connecticut airport, killing at least 2 people
The Collings Foundation World War II-era B-17 Flying Fortress crashed at Bradley International Airport in Connecticut Wednesday morning.
He was trying to photograph a plane takeoff during a Navy exercise. The plane ended up nailing his head
A Bald Mountain Air Service plane took off for Deadhorse as part of a Navy submarine exercise before it struck an Arctic Submarine Laboratory employee on the head, nearly ripping off his scalp, according to a National Transportation Safety report
Marine F/A-18 Hornet squadron’s top leaders fired for lapses leading up to deadly 2018 crash
The investigation cited inadequate oversight of training and operation by squadron leaders, an unprofessional command climate within the squadron, and the Hornet pilot's lack of proficiency at flying mid-air refueling missions at night
A Belgian F-16 fighter pilot ejected onto a high-voltage power line in France
A Belgian F-16 fighter pilot was stuck dangling from a live electricity line outside a rural French town after the jet crashed and they ejected from the plane
An E-2D Hawkeye took out 4 Super Hornets during a botched carrier landing in the Arabian Sea
While attempting to land on the aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln in the Arabian Sea earlier this month, an E-2D Hawkeye propeller aircraft struck two F/A-18 Super Hornet aircraft and sent debris flying into two other F/A-18s on the flight deck, according to the Naval Safety Center
A pair of Blue Angels jets got a little too close for comfort during training in Florida
Two aircraft from the Navy's Blue Angels demonstration squadron touched mid-flight during a Wednesday practice at Naval Air Station Pensacola,
Navy identifies F/A-18E Super Hornet pilot killed in California crash
Lt. Charles Z. Walker's commanding officer described him as 'an incredible naval aviator, husband and son.'
Navy pilot killed in F/A-18E Super Hornet crash in California
A Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet pilot was killed in a crash on Wednesday about 40 miles north of Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake in California, the service has announced
Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet crashes in California. Pilot’s status unknown
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Remains of 3 Marines killed in KC-130 crash off Japanese coast identified
Five Marines aboard a KC-130J Hercules and one Marine on an F/A-18 Hornet were killed when both planes went down about 200 miles off the Japanese coast
2 Eurofighters crash over eastern Germany after mid-air collision
Two Eurofighter warplanes crashed in northeastern Germany after a mid-air collision on Monday, the German air force said, adding that both pilots had managed to use their ejector seats
Helicopter catches fire during training flight near Marine Corps Air Station Miramar
A CH-53E Super Stallion from Marine Corps Air Station Miramar was on a routine training flight when it caught fire, Thursday afternoon, June 6, Marine Corps officials said
Dashcam video captures the moment a pilot ejected before his F-16 fighter jet slammed into a California warehouse
The pilot had reported hydraulic problems with the single-engine F-16 Fighting Falcon before bailing