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  • Media Release - Downed aircraft update: Three Airmen killed in U-28 crash identified

    The aircrew members of the crashed U-28A aircraft from Cannon Air Force Base have been identified.Captain Andrew Becker, 33, was a pilot for the 318th Special Operations Squadron. He was from Novi, Mich., and is survived by his spouse, mother, and father.Captain Kenneth Dalga, 29, was a combat systems officer for the 318th Special Operations
  • Media Release - Downed aircraft update: Three Airmen killed

    Three Airmen assigned to the 318th Special Operations Squadron were killed following a U-28A crash during a training sortie Tuesday evening at 6:50 p.m.The crash occurred approximately one quarter-mile east of Clovis Municipal Airport.“We are deeply saddened by this loss within our Air Commando family,” said Col. Ben Maitre, the installation
  • Media Release - Downed aircraft at Clovis Municipal

    A Cannon Air Force Base-assigned U-28A with three persons onboard crashed during a training sortie Wednesday evening at 6:50 p.m., in a field just outside of Clovis Municipal Airport. Names of the aircrew will not be released until confirmation of their status and next of kin have been notified.The incident caused a fire that was extinguished by
  • Media Release: Airman found dead in Clovis home

    A U.S. Air Force Airman from 27th Special Operations Wing was found dead in his Clovis home around 10:15 a.m. Dec. 21.A friend discovered the body. The Airman’s name is being withheld until 24 hours after the next of kin has been notified. Details surrounding the death are under investigation but an initial assessment has ruled out foul play.More
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