A large bird struck the canopy of a T-38 and sent debris flying into the trainer jets’ engines, forcing the pilot to eject and the aircraft to crash last November, according to a new Air Force accident investigation report. The mishap, which resulted in the complete destruction ...
Pilot error and a series of ejection seat malfunctions led to a fatal F-16CM crash at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., in June, accident investigators said in a new report released Nov. 9. “This accident is a tragic reminder of the inherent risks of fighter ...