U.S. Air Force pilot killed in jet crash in Texas



One Air Force pilot died and another was injured after their plane crashed Monday outside a military base in U.S. state of Texas, military officials said.

The two pilots were flying T-38 Talon, a twin-engine supersonic jet assigned to Laughlin Air Force Base near Del Rio, and the plane went down about 4 p.m. about 23 kilometers northwest of the military installation, according to an Air Force statement.

Reports said one airman was dead at the scene. The injured airman was taken to Val Verde Regional Medical Center in Del Rio.

No identities have been released, and no information has been made available regarding the cause of the crash.

The Air Force said they would undertake an investigation into the incident.