’CLASSIFIED’ CRASH IN NEVADA

NELLIS ACCIDENT THROWS ‘RED HATS’ INTO THE SPOTLIGHT

UNITED STATES

An Su-27P ‘Flanker’ photographed over the NTTR last November.
Phil Drake
Lt Col Eric Schultz in an F-35A at Edwards AFB.
Lockheed Martin

IT WAS WIDELY reported in September that a crash on the Nevada Test and Training Range (NTTR) claimed the life of Lt Col Eric ‘Doc’ Schultz, a highly experienced and well respected US Air Force test pilot. Schultz was tragically killed in an accident on September 5.

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