AIA lieutenant critically injured in plane crash
/ Published October 13, 2006
RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas (AETCNS) -- Air Education and Training Command officials announced today that an Air Force officer, 2nd Lt. Taryn Robinson, assigned to the Air Intelligence Agency's 346th Test Squadron at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, was critically injured in a plane crash 40 miles southeast of San Antonio Sept. 21.
Lieutenant Robinson was transported via AirLife helicopter to Brooke Army Medical Center at Fort Sam Houston, in San Antonio, where she remains in critical condition.
The lieutenant was participating in the Air Force Introductory Flight Training Program through a civilian flying school. The civilian flight instructor onboard the aircraft was killed.
The National Transportation Safety Board has began their investigation and a board of Air Force officers will also investigate.