T-6B Texan II trainer plane crashes in the US state of Alabama of the US Navy, Both pilots were killed. This was reported by the press service of the US Navy on Twitter.
T-6B Texan II plane crashes at Foley, Alabama, today at about 17:00 by local time (01:00 Moscow time Saturday). The crew did not survive
– stated in the press service of the Navy.
specified, that the crew of the plane consisted of two people. Their names are not disclosed.
VIDEO: A Navy aircraft plane crashed southeast of Mobile, Alabama and at least two people died
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— KRON4 News (@kron4news) October 24, 2020
According to city police, the plane crashed near the school, the house next to it caught fire. The Baldwin County Sheriff's Office Press Service said, that no one was hurt during the incident.
No civilians on earth were hurt. Department of Defense and Navy personnel to investigate
– It said in a statement.
The reasons for the crash have not been established, the investigation will be handled by the US Department of Defense and the Navy.
The T-6B Texan II turboprop is used as a training aircraft for the training of Air Force pilots, United States Navy and Marine Corps. AT 2018 year, a whole series of cases of clouding of consciousness in pilots was recorded, piloted these aircraft. As found later, the cause of sudden ailments was a sharp change in the composition of the respiratory mixture, supplied in pilot masks. This problem has existed since 2001 of the year, but in 2018 year due to the increasing cases of loss of consciousness by pilots, flights of the T-6B Texan II were suspended indefinitely.