US Navy T-6B Texan II Aircraft Crashes, 2 Dead

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US Navy T-6B Texan II Aircraft Crashes, 2 Dead
US Navy Texan jet crash on October 23 (image via Twitter)

A T-6B Texan II training aircraft operated by the U.S. Naval Air Forces crashed Friday, killing two pilots.

In a statement, the service said: "A U.S. Navy T-6B Texan II aircraft crashed in Foley, Alabama, at approximately 5 p.m. CST today. The aircrew did not survive the crash. We are not aware of any civilian casualties this time. The names of the deceased will not be released until 24 hours after the next-of-kin notification. The incident is currently under investigation. The Navy is cooperating fully with local authorities."

US Navy T-6B Texan II Aircraft Crashes, 2 Dead

According to reports, the plane hit a house and two cars.

The plane involved in the crash is going to be a US Naval aircraft. No civilians were injured on the ground. DOD and Navy personnel will be handling the investigation and will provide further updates,” Baldwin County Sheriff's Office said in a Twitter statement.

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