Air Force says fatal T-38 crash in 2019 was due to pilot error

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  1. 4Rules

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    During the four years I was stationed at Holloman AFB as an air traffic controller I observed thousands of AT-38 formation take offs and landings, none of which resulted in an accident/incident. In addition, I've also seen thousands of formation landing by other fighter aircraft, again with none resulting in an accident/incident.

    While I can understand the family of the student pilot being upset over the loss of their son, this incident was purely and simply pilot error, and had nothing to do with the airframe or the maneuver being performed.