Updated at 8:09 p.m.
According to the Columbus Air Force Base, the T-38 trainer aircraft crashed around 5:30 p.m.
The aircraft was headed to Florida.
The base said it doesn't know the condition of the pilots.
However, the airport's executive director told WSFA-TV two people died in the crash.
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WTVA) — A jet crashed Friday evening near the airport in Montgomery, Alabama, killing two people, and the airport director told WSFA-TV the jet was based out of Columbus, Mississippi.
WTVA 9 News reached out to Columbus Air Force Base to confirm the report and has not heard anything official yet.
The television station reported the jet, believed to be a T-38, was flying from Columbus to Tallahassee, Florida, when the crash happened.
T-38s are used at Columbus Air Force Base to train pilots.
Stay with WTVA 9 News for any developments on this breaking news story.