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Training Air Wing ONE Confirms T-45 Mishap in Tennessee

Navy News Service

Story Number: NNS171001-03
Release Date: 10/1/2017 10:29:00 PM

From Chief of Naval Air Training Public Affairs

MERIDIAN, Miss. (NNS) -- At approximately 9:40 a.m. Oct. 2, Training Air Wing ONE, based at Naval Air Station (NAS) Meridian, Miss., confirmed the T-45 belonging to Training Squadron SEVEN (VT-7) that went missing yesterday afternoon has crashed in East Tennessee.

Two pilots were aboard the aircraft, an instructor and a student. The pilots did not survive the incident. Names of the pilots are being withheld until 24 hours after next of kin notification.

An investigation will commence to determine the cause of the mishap.

Training Air Wing ONE is one of five training wings that belong to CNATRA.

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