But it will keep every wing for a day to look for trends in the mishaps that claimed the lives of 18 airmen.
The U.S. Pat. The Air Force will await each and every wing for security clearance in the coming weeks as they look for trends in a series of recent clashes that claimed the lives of 18 airmen.
From now on, however, the General in charge of Air Force Security at the Pentagon states that there is no definite trend in the accident data, despite the recent increase in Class A glitches that cause more than $ 2 million in damage to the aircraft.
"The intention is to give wings to commanders and the organizations to step back in time and evaluate a day of non-flying … to identify gaps and seams that exist or evolve, leading to future mishaps or unsafe conditions for ours Airmen could lead, "Major General John Rauch said in a double-hat as Air Force Chief of Security at the Pentagon and Air Force Safety Center commander at Kirtland Air Force Base in New Mexico
Rauch spoke on Tuesday, one day after Heather Wilson and David Goldfein , the Air Force Chi ef of the staff, headed "an operational security clearance."
"We" do not experience a crisis; We have a chance we want to be proactive, "he said.
The review comes one week after an Air National Guard WC crashed -130 minutes into Georgia after killing all nine members of the service The aircraft was on its last flight to Arizona's retired aircraft military cemetery.
In early April, an F-16 member of the Air Force Thunderbirds flight demonstration team crashed during a training flight in Nevada. In March, an Air National Guard HH -60 crashed Pave Hawk helicopters in western Iraq and killed seven soldiers.
A pilot was killed in a T-38 crash in November 2018 more employees than in the past decade.
According to Rauch, the trend towards the crash of manned and unmanned aerial vehicles is on the decline There were 29 Class A breakdowns in 2017. This year, the total is 15 years, four and a half months in the year.
"There is no trend in class ace," Rauch said.
Military history is different. Military Times analysis "shows that manned fighter aircraft accidents have increased by nearly 40 percent since 2013." The Congress is considering the creation of an independent commission to investigate this broader trend in military aviation accidents.