USAF Thunderbirds Crash

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USAF Thunderbirds Crash

Thu 05 Apr 2018, 4:25 am

A U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds pilot was killed when his F-16 Fighting Falcon crashed over the Nevada Test and Training Range today (4/4/18) at approximately 10:30 a.m. during a routine aerial demonstration training flight. The identity of the pilot is being withheld for 24-hours pending next of kin notification. An investigation is being conducted into the cause of the mishap.

The team's participation at the March Air Reserve Base "The March Field Air & Space Expo" has been cancelled. It is unknown how this accident will impact the remainder of the 2018 Thunderbirds Season.

More information will be provided as it becomes available.

Re: USAF Thunderbirds Crash

Thu 05 Apr 2018, 9:56 am

As discussed here - viewtopic.php?f=2&t=80494
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