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CRJ1000 03-15-2017 12:56 AM

U-28A crash Cannon
 
Not sounding good. Very sad.


US Air Force U-28A Plane Crashes In Clovis, New Mexico, 3 Feared Dead

tunes 03-15-2017 06:57 AM

3 confirmed dead, here's a toast.

USMCFLYR 03-15-2017 12:32 PM

Fair winds and following seas.

UAL T38 Phlyer 03-15-2017 06:53 PM

Nickel on the grass...

badflaps 03-15-2017 08:52 PM

What could happen to a plane like that? Beta?

Max Relax Roll 03-15-2017 09:01 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by badflaps (Post 2321520)
What could happen to a plane like that? Beta?

With the mission set they have, I'd say "a lot."

They had one spacial-D and CFIT in Djibouti about 5 years ago.

A toast.

JamesNoBrakes 03-15-2017 10:54 PM

Was practicing touch-n-goes according to the article I read.

Tweetdrvr 03-16-2017 06:45 PM

From the AFA daily report.

USAF Identifies Airmen Killed in U-28 Crash
— BRIAN EVERSTINE3/17/2017
​The Air Force on Thursday identified the three special operations airmen killed in Wednesday’s U-28A crash near Cannon AFB, N.M. Capt. Andrew Becker, 33, was a pilot for the 318th Special Operations Squadron at Cannon. Becker was from Novi, Mich., and is survived by his spouse, mother, and father. Capt. Kenneth Dalga, 29, was a combat systems officer for the 318th Special Operations Squadron. Dalga was from Goldsboro, N.C., and is survived by his son, spouse, and mother. First Lt. Frederick Dellecker, 26, was a co-pilot assigned to the 318th SOS. He was from Daytona Beach, Fla., and is survived by his mother and father. The three airmen were killed when their U-28A reconnaissance aircraft crashed during a routine training flight near Clovis Municipal Airport. The Air Force is investigating the crash. “Our thoughts and prayers remain with the families and friends of those involved in this tragic accident,” 27th Special Operations Wing Commander Col. Ben Maitre said in a statement. “In doing so, our focus is to also support our larger Air Commando community as we prioritize safe mission accomplishment in both our training and operational commitments.”

tmick 03-19-2017 02:08 PM

Here's a toast...

Scraggly Heron 03-19-2017 10:42 PM

Here's a toast...


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