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View Full Version : ANG pilot killed in a SU27


BeatNavy
10-16-2018, 12:08 PM
https://www.airforcetimes.com/news/2018/10/16/us-servicemember-involved-in-ukrainian-su-27-crash-3/

Damn. Nickel on the grass.


rickair7777
10-16-2018, 02:17 PM
They've retracted the fatality report, not sure at this point.

UAL T38 Phlyer
10-16-2018, 06:49 PM
On a fighter site that I am a member of, someone posted that it was true, and a member of his squadron, doing a familiarization ride. I did a few of these....two with the Danes; one with the Brits.

My guess it is true, and they pulled the release until Next of Kin are notified.

Terrible day. :(


BeatNavy
10-17-2018, 04:08 PM
https://abc30.com/fresno-based-fighter-pilot-killed-in-ukraine-identified/4505215/

Adlerdriver
10-17-2018, 04:51 PM
https://abc30.com/fresno-based-fighter-pilot-killed-in-ukraine-identified/4505215/
Tailwinds to a brother Eagle driver.

On another note:

:eek: Dang - check out the carrier landing at about :48 in the news video.

USMCFLYR
10-17-2018, 05:27 PM
Fair winds and following seas Airman.

Excargodog
10-18-2018, 03:42 PM
To absent friends...