Three US Military Aircraft Crashed In Two Days

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Three US Military Aircraft Crashed In Two Days

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On April 5, the newspaper of the US Armed Forces “Stars and Stripes” reported that a Thunderbirds pilot had died on April 4 afer his jet had crashed during the flight in the fighter jet over the Nevada military range.

The Air Force officials wrote:

“Air Force Thunderbirds pilot was killed when his F-16 Fighting Falcon crashed over the Nevada Test and Training Range today at approximately 10:30 a.m. during a routine aerial demonstration training flight. The identity of the pilot is being withheld for 24-hours pending next of kin notification. An investigation is being conducted into the cause of the mishap”.

The training was aimed to prepare for the Thunderbirds flight demonstration show at March Air Reserve Base in California. Following the pilot’s death, the Thunderbirds’s appearance at the show was canceled.

It was the third major crash by a Thunderbird pilot. On June 23, 2017, the Thunderbirds didn’t appear at the air show after one jet crash during training before two-day Dayton Air Show in Ohio. Two pilots were injured and the $29 million aircraft was destroyed.

On June 2, 2016 a Thunderbirds pilot crashed following a flyover of the U.S. Air Force Academy’s graduation ceremony. The plane was damaged, but the pilot avoided major injuries.

Thunderbirds pilots typically serve two-year tours with the elite aviation squadron and routinely fly their jets performing highly difficult and dangerous stunts.

The April 5 crash was the third one in less than two days.

On April 3, four marines were killed, when the CH-53E Super Stallion heavy lift helicopter crashed in southern California near the Mexican border. Marine officials said it was too early to determine what caused the crash.

Earlier on the same day, a Marine AV-8B Harrier attack jet crashed just after take off from Djibouti-Ambouli International Airport. There were no reports of pilot’s injuries or the airport’s damage.

Military officials are investigating all three crashes.

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  • gustavo

    USA has so many planes that it does not matter if it loses 200 of them at the same time. USA prints money and its Europe vassals buy these papers…..like Pancho Villa economy.

    • nshah

      lol.. US have so many flying junk..! and other junks too..!

  • JEinCA

    The US Military is starting to resemble the Russian military in the 90’s.

    • sheeple

      no it’s only made public now. For a certain Reason. Get suspicious if suddenly out of nowhere such a spike of News arose. Let’s wait and see what happens in the next months.

    • Sinbad2

      Exactly, and we all know what happens in the end, please God let their terror end this year.

    • Nosferatu

      But i doubt that USA will find their “Putin” to save them from the decline. They dont deserve to be saved……

  • Manuel Flores Escobar

    Today one US made F-15 of South Korea has crashed!… one US made jetfighter F-104 starfighter have the record of accident…

  • Sinbad2

    I have an old car, 26 years old, not nearly as old as American planes, but machines age, and even with the best maintenance, they are never as reliable as a new machine.

    • nshah

      There are still lots of vintage cars (high performents or not) that are still running and roaring.. Maintaining is the utmost for every machine..!
      Emm.. wonder why the old Soviet’s Mikoyans still flying in Syria’s skies..

      • Nosferatu

        There is not a single Russian Airforce Mikoyan in Syria. But if you meant the Syrian one, you are correct. Russia only sent Suchoj aircrafts to Syria.

        • nshah

          That’s the reason why I mentioned Soviets’s instead of Russia/Russian..!
          Don’t understand what’s your point as ur statements are my questions and answers..lol..!

          • Nosferatu

            Sorry i did not see the word soviet in your comment. LOL

      • Sinbad2

        I love old Alfa’s, and would buy another one tomorrow, if I could get one at a reasonable price. But new cars, are just better, except for Alfa’s.
        Most American aircraft are over 40 years old and some are 60 years old.
        The apex of American air design was a long time ago, and revolved around German engineers the US took back to America as slaves at the end of WWII.
        Since the Germans died the US has struggled to produce modern aircraft, and cars.
        GM uses Opel to design the engine management systems on GM cars.

        Americans think America is the most advanced nation on earth, and are forever complaining about others stealing their intellectual property, but the reality is America is a backward nation that has always relied on the intellect of others.
        What America is good at is marketing.

        • nshah

          Hahaha.. You’re right.. my late father had one Alfa Berlina 2000cc, he spent lot of time and money going around looking for original parts to preserves it.. yeah..alfa is always a great car indeed.. strong, heavy and fast

  • Merijn

    Bad Omen…Bad Medicine….& a Good Day to Die..

    • nshah

      And why is it brother..?
      That’s bcoz the whole world have been cursing them till now.. lol..!
      yes bad omen indeed..

      • Merijn

        That is what we All are doing Right now My Brother!!! Butterfly Effect….they’ll get what they Deserve…:)