‘Eject, Dude’: Pilot Error Blamed For U-2 Trainer Crash

Credit: The $33 million, tandem-seat TU-2S that crashed on Sept. 20, 2016, was completely wrecked. One pilot died and another was injured: USAF
A deadly Lockheed Martin TU-2S crash during a pilot evaluation flight last year has been blamed on pilot error. The accident investigation also highlights just how difficult it is to fly the Cold War-era aircraft, which is slated for retirement. The twin-seat TU-2S crashed into a field in Sutter...

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