In Air Education and Training Command

There have been five Class A (costing $1 million or more) aircraft mishaps, including two T-38 Talon (at left) crashes - one from Columbus Air Force Base, Miss., on Jan. 18 and one from Randolph AFB, Texas, on Feb. 22. The other three mishaps included two F-16 Fighting Falcons from Luke AFB, Ariz., on Oct. 26 and Dec. 4, and a C-17 Globemaster III from Altus AFB, Okla., on Jan. 31. "As such, the AETC safety team is committed to do whatever it takes to enhance  flight safety," according to Col. John W. Blumentritt, AETC director of safety.