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The Air Force pilot who was killed Friday has been identified as 2nd Lt. Anthony Wentz. Two others were also injured when two T-38C Talon planes were involved in an incident around 10 a.m. at Laughlin Air Force Base near Del Rio, Texas, according to a 47th Flying Training Wing press release.
He was 23 years old.
Wentz was a student pilot working with the 47th Student Squadron and was from Falcon, Colorado.
“A loss such as this affects us all, but one thing we never fail to do in times of crisis is come together, support one another, and respond,” Col. Craig Prather said. “Our focus remains on supporting the families involved, and our thoughts and prayers continue to be with them and our teammates today.”
After the incident on Friday, one of the injured pilots was transported to Val Verde Regional Medical Center in Del Rio, where he was later released. The other pilot was taken to Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio and was in critical condition as of Friday.