Learjet Banked Into Eurofighter In Fatal Crash

German investigators probing the crash of a military-chartered Learjet 35A have found that the aircraft banked into one of two German air force Eurofighter Typhoons that were escorting it over Germany.

In its interim report, published Sept. 23, the German Federal Bureau of Aircraft Accident Investigation said the 28-year-old Learjet, operated by Airbus Group-owned Gesellschaft für Flugzieldarstellung GmbH (GFD), was being escorted by the Typhoons as part of an interception exercise.

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from Aviation Week – Aerospace Defense, Business & Commercial News http://ift.tt/1uLYPpc


Author: David Pflieger

David Pflieger is working as the CEO of Ravn Alaska. David received his pilot training in the United States Air Force, and has since held multiple positions with different airlines, for over 20 years!

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