budget sequester that compelled the Air Force to slash flying hours 30 percent
this summer is making it tougher to maintain safety, but it’s too soon to say whether
a recent spike in aircraft crashes is a direct result of the situation, Air
Combat Command chief Gen. Mike Hostage said in a June 27, 2013, interview.
Here, an F-16 Fighting Falcon that is similar to the one that crashed outside
Luke AFB, Ariz., on June 26, 2013. Both pilots ejected safely.
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