Air Force Jet Crashes On Training Mission Near Wichita Falls

By: AP
By: AP

WICHITA FALLS, Texas (AP) - Emergency crews at Sheppard Air
Force base are responding to the crash of a jet on a training
mission.
The high-altitude, supersonic T-38C Talon went down about 7:45
a.m. Thursday, a public affairs spokeswoman said.
It was not immediately known how many were on board or whether
there are any deaths or injuries.
A base official tells KAUZ-TV in Wichita Falls that the incident
happened on base. Witnesses say they saw one person eject.
Sheppard Air Force is located about five miles north of Wichita
Falls in North Texas.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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