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Air Force changes formation approach rules — again — after fatal training jet crash

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Second Lt. Anthony Wentz, 23, died while attempting a two-jet formation approach with two instructor pilots on a runway at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. Air Education and Training Command banned formation landings in March 2020 following another fatal mishap that killed two T-38 pilots in 2019. However, landing at the same time on the same runway is still allowed in emergencies.
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Air Force changes formation approach rules — again — after fatal training jet crash

Second Lt. Anthony Wentz, 23, died in November 2021 while attempting a two-jet formation approach with two instructor pilots on a runway at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas.

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