1 killed, 1 injured in crash of Air Force training jet

Unknown when plane crashed

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An airman has been killed and another injured after an Air Force training jet crashed near Amistad Reservoir on the Texas-Mexico border.


The Val Verde County Sheriff’s Department confirmed it is investigating after a plane crashed near Lake Amistad on Monday.

According to a KSAT viewer, the plane went down near Highway 90 West and Agua Dulce Trail, near the lake.

The Air Force confirmed it was a Talon T-38 plane assigned to Laughlin AFB that crashed around 4 p.m., the 47th Flying Training Wing Public Affairs said in a statement.

Laughlin emergency response personnel and local responders responded to the scene to assist in recovery efforts.

A board of officers will investigate the accident.