Published On: Wed, Nov 22nd, 2017

US Air Force pilot killed in Texas jet crash

Washington: One Air Force pilot died and another was injured after their plane crashed outside a military base in the US state of Texas, military officials said.

The Air Force said they would undertake an investigation into the incident

The two pilots were on Monday flying T-38 Talon, a twin-engine supersonic jet assigned to Laughlin Air Force Base near Del Rio. The plane went down about 4 pm about 23 kilometers northwest of the military installation, according to an Air Force statement, agencies reported.

The injured airman was taken to Val Verde Regional Medical Center in Del Rio.

No identities have been released and no information has been made available regarding the cause of the crash.

The Air Force said they would undertake an investigation into the incident.

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