2 A-10's and a Third "Classified" Crash in Nevada

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Blue Skies. A wife and 5 kids. :(

This is just weird all around. At least the Hawg pilots made it out okay.

USAF Reveals Mysterious Crash Occurred Just A Day Before Two A-10s Crashed In Same Area

2 A-10s Crash in Nevada, Pilots Eject, Air Force Says | Military.com

Pilot Dies in 'Classified' Plane Crash at Nevada Training Range | Military.com

The aircraft, the type of which wasn't specified, was assigned to Air Force Materiel Command and was flying a training mission at the time of the mishap, the release states.

"Information about the type of aircraft involved is classified and not releasable," Maj. Christina Sukach, chief of public affairs for the 99 Air Base Wing at Nellis, said in an email.

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein, while traveling Saturday morning to the annual conference of the National Guard Association of the United States in Louisville, Ky., ruled out speculation the aircraft involved may have been an F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.

"I can definitely say it was not an F-35," he told a Military.com reporter accompanying him on the trip.
 

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The fact that the USAF won't disclose the type of aircraft involved in the mishap is somewhat of a red flag and points to the possibility that the airframe could have been sensitive in nature.
Red Flag? Someone needs to remind this moron that there are still things in this world that are on a need to know basis. :rolleyes:
 

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He's only saying what has already been confirmed. It's a simple piece of deduction and doesn't matter at all.
 

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He's only saying what has already been confirmed. It's a simple piece of deduction and doesn't matter at all.
You would think that it would. However, in today's world of news, and the multitude of leaked disclosures from "Unknown sources" many think they're entitled to anything and everything.

And yeah, it does matter.
 

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Blue skies. It sounds like he lived a wonderful career doing what he dreamed of doing. That's a rare feat.
 
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Word on the A-10s is it was a simple flight mishap; formation at night with NVGs, one lost SA momentarily and collided with the other. Both pilots are OK.
 
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