Update: Pilots eject from A-29A Super Tucano
, 23d Wing Public Affairs / Published March 06, 2017
MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. --
Two pilots from the 81st Fighter Squadron ejected safely from an A-29A Super Tucano aircraft during a routine training flight near Homerville, Ga. at approximately 2:50 p.m., Monday, March 6.
Both pilots were recovered and taken to Clinch Memorial Hospital in Homerville, Ga., for medical evaluation and have been released.
The aircraft crashed in a residential area and local emergency personnel are currently on scene. There are no reported injuries or damage to nearby structures.
The Air Force will perform a thorough investigation into the causes of the mishap, and those findings will be released when the investigation is complete.
For the most accurate and up to date information, visit Moody’s official website, www.moody.af.mil, for updated news releases.
The public is asked to avoid the scene of the crash due to potential safety hazards.
For questions please contact Moody Air Force Base Public Affairs at 229-257-4146 or after duty hours at 229-257-3501.