Friday, July 19, 2013

T-38 crashes near Shepard AFB- crew ejects.

7/19/2013 - SHEPPARD AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- A T-38 Talon crashed at approximately 6:48 am today just south of Sheppard AFB. 

It carried two people on board, a student pilot and instructor pilot. Both pilots ejected safely and one was taken to United Regional. 

The instructor pilot has been identified as Maj. Christopher Thompson and the student pilot at German 1st Lt. Julius Dressbach. 

An investigation into the accident is underway. The public is asked to cooperate with military and civilian authorities at the scene. 


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