(Reuters) – A U.S. Air Force pilot was killed and another injured when their supersonic jet crashed in Texas, the Air Force said on Wednesday.

The T-38C Talon crashed at Laughlin Air Force Base in Del Rio, Texas at 7:40 p.m. local time (0140 GMT), the air base said on Facebook. The plane is a twin-engine, high-altitude, supersonic jet trainer, it said on its website.

Reporting by Brendan O’Brien in Milwaukee; Editing by Matthew Mpoke Bigg

Story originally published at Reuters.com

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