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UPDATE: Air Force released name of second CAFB pilot killed in jet crash

Facebook cover photo posted by Audra Ames of her husband, Scot Ames Jr.

Update: The United States Air Force revealed the identity of the second pilot killed in Friday's crash of a jet from Columbus Air Force Base.

Posted: Feb 21, 2021 12:33 PM
Updated: Feb 22, 2021 7:05 PM

Updated Feb. 22,6:39 p.m.

The United States Air Force released the name of the second pilot killed in the jet crash that happened on Feb. 19.


Scot and Audra Ames (Courtesy: Audra Ames On Facebook)

Renshi Uesaki, 25, was a student pilot from the Japan Air Self-Defense Force.

He was attending undergraduate pilot training at the Columbus Air Force Base when the jet crashed.

Original article below.

COLUMBUS AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. (WTVA) — The military revealed the identity of one of two pilots killed in Friday's crash of a jet from Columbus Air Force Base.

READ: American, Japanese pilots killed in Columbus AFB jet crash

The Air Force said Scot Ames, Jr., 24, was the instructor pilot in the T-38 trainer that went down near the airport in Montgomery, Alabama. 

He was from Pekin, Indiana. He married his wife, Audra, in June of last year.

We still don't know the name of the Japanese air force student pilot who died in the crash.

According to the U.S. Air Force, that pilot's name "will be provided according to Japan's established process."

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