Two fighter jets crash in a deadly midair collision: Report

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Two fighter jets crash in a deadly midair collision: Report

WASHINGTON - Two pilots are confirmed dead in the crash of two USAF T-38 Talon II advanced jet trainers at Vance AFB in Oklahoma.

A photo posted on the Enid News & Eagle website showed one T-38 Talon II link lying upside down with significant damage on what appears to be a runway.

Live video feed from the KOCO 5 News helicopter showed a second T-38 Talon II stopped on its landing gear with both canopies open, The Aviationist has reported.

Following the accident, a flight restriction of 5 miles and 5,000 feet was imposed on the area.

The Vance AFB Facebook page posted an update that said, “At the time of the accident, the aircraft were performing a routine training mission”. The social media news release went on to say, “There were two people on board each aircraft”.

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