MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – The U.S. Air Force announced Sunday that a flight instructor and student pilot with the Japanese Air Self Defense Force were killed when a trainer jet crashed in Alabama.
The Air Force announced the name of the instructor who died when the T-38C Talon trainer plane crashed near Montgomery, Alabama on Friday. He was identified as Scot Ames Jr., a 24-year-old flight instructor with the 50th Flight Training Squadron at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. He was from Beijing, Indiana.
The name of the student pilot is not yet published and will be announced according to a Japanese procedure.
Columbus Air Force Base is home to …