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  • Board releases report on Airman's fitness death

    Air Force Materiel Command released findings of the Ground Accident Investigation Board which examined the death of an Airman following physical fitness testing on August 16, 2019.Capt. Tranay L. Tanner collapsed and stopped breathing shortly after 8 a.m. following completion of the 1.5 mile run portion of her Air Force Fitness Assessment at Eglin
  • Accident report released on fatal parachute jump

    An Air Force Materiel Command Accident Investigation Board has identified the cause of a mishap which resulted in the death of an Air Force non-commissioned officer during a military freefall training parachute jump on Sept. 10, 2019 at Skydive Perris, in Perris, California.Staff Sgt. Adam K. Erickson, a Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape
  • A-29 accident report released

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- An Air Force Materiel Command Accident Investigation Board has identified the cause of an A-29 Super Tucano crash which killed a U.S. Navy fighter pilot this past summer in New Mexico.   Navy Lt. Christopher Short, an experienced F/A-18 pilot, was piloting an A-29 operating from Holloman Air Force Base, New
  • Accident Investigation Board finds lapse in maintenance procedures contaminated VC-25A oxygen system

    Contractor mechanics failed to follow proper maintenance procedures leading to the contamination of the oxygen system on an Air Force VC-25A aircraft undergoing regular heavy maintenance, according to an Accident Investigation Board report compiled by Air Force Materiel Command.The contamination occurred in April 2016 while the plane was at
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