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

Unknown when plane crashed


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.