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Pilot Killed in Supersonic Jet Crash at Texas Air Force Base

Pilot Killed in Supersonic Jet Crash at Texas Air Force Base

One Airforce pilot has been killed and another injured after supersonic jet crashed Tuesday night at Laughlin Air Force Base in southern Texas. The Talon is a twin-engine, high-altitude jet used specifically for training and preparing pilots "for front-line fighter and bomber aircraft." The base is located 150 miles west of San Antonio, near the city of Del Rio and the Mexican border.