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#2842 2008-07-30 22:10 GMT-5 hours    
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7/30/2008 - NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. -- A U.S. Air Force F-15D Eagle crashed on the Nevada Test and Training Range approximately 50 miles east of Goldfield, Nev., at approximately 11:30 a.m. today. The F-15D, assigned to the 65th Aggressor Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base was participating in a combat training mission as part of Exercise Red Flag 08-03.

Two people were on board and their condition is unknown at this time.

As soon as additional details become available, they will be provided. A board of officials is being convened to investigate.


http://www.nellis.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123108784


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#2843 2008-07-30 23:10 GMT-5 hours    
Likewise, I hope they're alright.

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#2846 2008-07-31 05:20 GMT-5 hours    
Sadly, the pilot has been reported killed while the back-seater is hospitalized but in stabile condition. Rest in peace.

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#2847 2008-07-31 06:23 GMT-5 hours    
Damn that's bad news to hear Rest in peace.

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#2848 2008-07-31 06:40 GMT-5 hours    
Awful news, hope the backseater makes a speedy recovery

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#2850 2008-07-31 15:39 GMT-5 hours    
For those interested in such matters, the jet in question is being reported as 85-0131/WA

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