Defense

May 2, 2014

T-34C crashes at sea near Corpus Christi

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A U.S. Navy T-34C Turbo Mentor aircraft assigned to Training Squadron 28 (VT-28) with two pilots aboard crashed May 1 while conducting a routine training mission over the Gulf of Mexico at approximately 10:20 a.m., CST.

Initial reports indicate the pilots were able to bail out of the aircraft, and that neither pilot was injured. They are being evaluated at a local hospital. Both crew members were recovered by U.S. Coast Guard Search and Rescue personnel.

An investigation will be carried out to determine the cause of the crash.




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