One Dead, One Injured after T-38 Crash
UPDATE: The pilots have now been identified by the Air Force. Capt. Paul J. Barbour, 32, was killed in the crash. Capt. Joshua Hammervold was injured. Both were instructors with the 87th Flying Training Squadron.
Witnesses cited by the Del Rio News-Herald said they saw a parachute and a lone pilot descend to the ground near the crash.
The aircraft should have been a T-38C, which should have had sequenced ejection seats — which makes the fact only one parachute was observed a bit unusual.
The base suspended all further flight operations through the Thanksgiving weekend.