The plane that crashed Monday was an A-29A Super Tucano such as the one pictured. (Credit: Valdosta Daily Times)

2 pilots eject before plane crashes at Moody AFB

Two pilots from Moody Air Force Base ejected during a training flight shortly before the plane crashed Monday afternoon, officials said.

They were flying an A-29A Super Tucano aircraft near Homerville for the 81st Fighter Squadron, officials with the base said in a news release.

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Both pilots are being evaluated for any injuries and the incident is under investigation.

Moody asked the public to avoid the scene of the crash due to potential safety hazards.

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