Two Military Aircraft in "Mishap" at Vance Air Force Base - Oklahoma

Two Military Aircraft in "Mishap" at Vance Air Force Base - Oklahoma
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Two T-38 military aircraft have been involved in what the military is calling "a mishap" at Vance AFB in Enid, OK.   At least one plane is resting upside down on dirt next to a runway.

Local authorities have been called and are responding to lend assistance.

At the time of the mishap, the aircraft were performing a routine training mission. There were two people on board each aircraft, officials said.

Very few details are available at this early time in the incident, check back for updates.

 

UPDATE 3:13 PM EST --

TWO PILOTS WERE KILLED IN THIS "MISHAP."

“We are saddened by the tragic news of the loss of life of two pilots at Vance Air Force Base this morning. My thoughts and prayers are with the pilots’ families and the team at Vance,” Gov. Kevin Stitt said in a statement.

“Today serves as a reminder that our nation’s military make great sacrifices and put their lives on the line everyday to protect our nation. I spoke with the Wing Commander at Vance AFB to communicate the state will offer support in any possible way during this time.”

 

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