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T-6 Texan II crashes at Sheppard AFB

SHEPPARD AIR FORCE BASE, Texas --

UPDATE: A T-6 Texan II from Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, crashed just before 2 p.m. May 1, southwest of Hastings, Oklahoma. Both crew members ejected safely and have returned to base. The aircraft was performing a pilot instructor training mission at the time of the accident.

Emergency crews are on scene, and an investigation is underway. Officials have asked that anyone who may find debris in the area that may be related to the accident to contact Sheppard AFB Command Post, (940) 676-2616. For safety reasons, please do not touch or move the material.

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