Two men were killed when a routine training mission out of Vance Air Force Base went awry on Thursday morning. There were two aircraft involved, and emergency personnel are on the scene treating survivors.
Two T-38 trainer aircraft were flying a routine mission out of the Oklahoma base when an unspecified mishap occurred at 9:10 local time. Two unnamed men are dead, and the two survivors are being treated at the scene.
BREAKING | AIRCRAFT ‘MISHAP’ AT VANCE AFB: Two aircraft are involved in what authorities are calling a “mishap” at Vance Air Force Base in Enid, Oklahoma. Here’s what we know at this time: https://t.co/b9fn3TUAqs #KOCO5 #BreakingNews https://t.co/uBP8TfLnrP
— KOCO-5 Oklahoma City (@koconews) November 21, 2019
One aircraft lies on its back with a long drag trail behind it, while the other rests upright with normal landing marks in a video published by local KOCO News.
A safety team is looking into the accident. Names of the dead will be released after family is notified.
#BREAKING ‼️Two #VanceAirForce Base Airmen were killed in an aircraft mishap at approximately 9:10 a.m. today. At the time of the accident, the aircraft were performing a training mission.Names of the deceased will be withheld pending next of kin notification. #vanceupdates pic.twitter.com/1hIsSk4UxD
— Maggie Carlo (@KOCOMaggie) November 21, 2019
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