miércoles, 21 de septiembre de 2016
BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AFNS) -- A U-2 crashed shortly after takeoff at approximately 9:05 a.m. Sept. 20 near the Sutter Buttes mountain range. Two pilots were onboard and ejected from the aircraft.
The aircraft was assigned to 1st Reconnaissance Squadron at Beale Air Force Base, and was on a training mission. Two pilots were onboard and ejected the aircraft. One pilot is confirmed deceased, while the other sustained injuries.
The incident is currently under investigation.