Military training jet crashes in woods near Alabama airport


MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A military training jet crashed afternoon near an Alabama airport, the Air Force said.
The crash involved a T-38 trainer aircraft assigned to the 14th Flying Training Wing at Columbus Air Force Base in Mississippi, Lt. Steven D. Dean, Jr, the public affairs officer for the base, wrote in a news release.
The jet crashed at about 5:30 p.m. near Dannelly Field in Montgomery.
The Air Force said the conditions of the pilots weren’t immediately known. It did not say exactly how many were aboard the aircraft.
A safety investigation board will convene to investigate. Authorities said the cause of the crash wasn’t immediately known.


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