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World 2 airmen killed during training mission mishap at base

23:00  21 november  2019
23:00  21 november  2019 Source:   abcnews.go.com

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Two airmen were killed in an “aircraft mishap ” on Thursday at Vance Air Force Base in Oklahoma, according to military officials. The incident occurred around 9:10 a.m. during a training mission , a news release from the Air Force said.

Two men were killed when a routine training mission out of Vance Air Force Base went awry on Thursday morning. There were two aircraft involved, and emergency personnel #BREAKING ‼️Two #VanceAirForce Base Airmen were killed in an aircraft mishap at approximately 9:10 a.m. today.

a fighter jet flying through a blue sky: Two T-38 Talons fly in formation over Whiteman Air Force Base in Johnson County, Miss., June 16, 2019. © Kayla White/U.S. Air Force Two T-38 Talons fly in formation over Whiteman Air Force Base in Johnson County, Miss., June 16, 2019.

Two U.S. airmen were killed while performing a training mission at Vance Air Force Base in Oklahoma, the Air Force said on Thursday.

According to a statement from the base, two Air Force T-38 Talons, which are training aircraft, were involved in a "mishap" at approximately 9:10 a.m. local time.

There were two individuals aboard each aircraft, the Air Force said. Aerial footage obtained by ABC affiliate KOCO showed one aircraft with hatches raised and the second overturned.

"Vance emergency response personnel are on scene to treat casualties and assist in recovery efforts," the base statement said.

The individuals killed were not named pending next of kin notification.

A safety investigation is underway, according to the Air Force.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.

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