Fatal A-29B crash – report released

Attrition Report

A-29B PT-ZNV during weapons drop trials as part of the USAF’s Light Attack Aircraft Experiment over the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico on August 1, 2017. It was destroyed and the pilot killed during further trials on June 22 last year.
USAF/Ethan D Wagner
Wreckage of A-29B PT-ZNV on the Red Rio Bombing Range. The highspeed, almost vertical impact totally destroyed the aircraft and the pilot was killed in the incident.

US AIR Force Materiel Command has released its report into the crash of Embraer A-29B Super Tucano PT-ZNV (c/n 221) in New Mexico last June, which killed an experienced US Navy F/A-18 pilot – see Attrition, August 2018, p93.

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