US Military Plane Crashes in State of Texas, Pilots Eject Safely 

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A small US military plane crashed in San Antonio, Texas, on Tuesday, media reported.


The KXAN television station reported on Tuesday evening that a T-6 Texan II military aircraft from the Joint Base San Antonio — Randolf crashed between Rolling Meadows Elementary and Veterans High School.


Local TV KSAT reported that the plane had crashed in a grassy area. The two pilots in the aircraft ejected safely, the report said. The report also that the airplane crashed as a result of an engine failure.

Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph officials later confirmed to the Military Times that the plane's crew members ejected safely, noting, however, that the pilots "sustained minor injuries."

READ MORE: Eleven US Passengers Sue Aeromexico Over Plane Crash

The previous week, another US training aircraft T-38 Talon II crashed at an Air Force Base in Wichita Falls, Texas. Both crew members sustained injuries but managed to eject as well.

 

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US Military Plane Crashes in State of Texas, Pilots Eject Safely 

2018/09/1537343242.jpg
Read: 487     12:46     19 September 2018    

A small US military plane crashed in San Antonio, Texas, on Tuesday, media reported.


The KXAN television station reported on Tuesday evening that a T-6 Texan II military aircraft from the Joint Base San Antonio — Randolf crashed between Rolling Meadows Elementary and Veterans High School.


Local TV KSAT reported that the plane had crashed in a grassy area. The two pilots in the aircraft ejected safely, the report said. The report also that the airplane crashed as a result of an engine failure.

Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph officials later confirmed to the Military Times that the plane's crew members ejected safely, noting, however, that the pilots "sustained minor injuries."

READ MORE: Eleven US Passengers Sue Aeromexico Over Plane Crash

The previous week, another US training aircraft T-38 Talon II crashed at an Air Force Base in Wichita Falls, Texas. Both crew members sustained injuries but managed to eject as well.

 

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