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Two U.S. Navy T-45 Goshok jet trainers collide over Texas

Details are still inadequate, but news of a mid-air collision involving two U.S. Navy is coming T-45 Goshok A jet trainer near Ricardo, Texas. Approximately 9 miles south of the base of Kingsville Naval Air Base. The jet collided around 11:00 CST. One of the jets managed to recover to the base, but the other crashed after the instructor and student pilot successfully jumped out.

The Navy confirmed that a pilot was taken to CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Kleberg due to minor injuries and the incident is currently under investigation.

The two goshawks involved in the accident were from Training Squadron 22 (VT-22), the “Golden Eagles” that are part of the Training Air Wing Two. The squadron prepared the Navy Air Corps for both the Navy and the Marine Corps, after which they prepared the F / A-18 Hornet and F / A-18E / F Super Hornet, EA-18G Groller, AV-8B Harrier II, E -Migrate to 2 Hawkeye, and C-2A Greyhound Community.

According to the squadron, its instructor pilots are air combat maneuvers, air-to-ground employment, and Career qualification.. The syllabus consists of 131 sorties covering 162.1 hours on the T-45. Two U.S. Navy T-45 Goshok jet trainers collide over Texas

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