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Super Tucano slated for Afghan air force crashes near Moody; pilots eject safely

Two pilots from Moody Air Force Base ejected safely from an A-29A Super Tucano during a training flight on Monday in Georgia, according to the Air Force.

The aircraft crashed in a residential area, according to a news release, but there were no reported injuries or damage to nearby structures.

The pilots, from the 81st Fighter Squadron, were taken to a local hospital and have been released, according to the Air Force.

Staff Sgt. Eric Summers, a spokesman at Moody Air Force Base, told Air Force Times that the 81st trains Afghan air force pilots, but it's unclear whether the pilots who ejected were Afghans or Americans. The A-29A Super Tucano was slated for service in Afghanistan, which maintaisn a small fleet of the light attack aircraft. air force.

The incident is under investigation, and no other details have been released, Summers said.

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