Two pilots injured after aircraft crash at Tyndall Air Force Base
TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - UPDATE 02/25/2021:
Two pilots were taken to a local hospital after a crash at Tyndall Air Force Base Thursday shortly before noon.
According to a statement released by Col. Gregory Moseley, the 325th Fighter Wing Commander, a Mirage F1B aircraft crashed off the end of the flight line at the base. The aircraft is contracted through Airborne Tactical Advantage Company (ATAC).
First responders from multiple agencies were at the scene.
He says both pilots were taken to a local hospital.
Col. Moseley says Tyndall is working with ATAC on an investigation into the incident.
According to officials with Tyndall Air Force Base, an aircraft incident occurred on Base just before 11:30AM.
Officials say they’re currently investigating the incident. They say more details are forthcoming.
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