Paul J. Barbour Wiki
Barbour was the flight commander of the flight crew of the aircrew with the 47th Operations Support Squadron and an instructor pilot with the 87th Flight Training Squadron at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. He was a resident of Van Nuys, California.
“Paul was an exceptional pilot and officer, and an outstanding representative of our university,” says Frank Ayers, Chancellor of the Embry-Riddle Prescott campus. “He graduated in the fall of 2009 with a specialization in aeronautics and was assigned a second lieutenant in the Air Force at that time.” The name of Barbour will be placed on a brick in the military monument of the Prescott campus, located next to the College of Security and Intelligence.
Paul J. Barbour Age
He was 32 years old.
Paul J. Barbour Died in T-38C Talon crashed
When word spread that Paul J.Barbour, 32, died when a T-38C Talon crashed around 4 p.m. CT Monday near Lake Amistad, photos of the road trip reappeared on social media when people posted their love and admiration for the pilot. “You were more than a friend,” Ricardo Lubinski VIII wrote. You were a mentor, a demon and a brother! I can’t express how much it hurts to lose you. You will be missed and reminded, always! The T-38C Talon crashed between subdivisions near Lake Amistad, which is approximately 14 miles northwest of the Laughlin Air Force base on the Texas-Mexico border. The two-seat plane usually flies with an instructor and a student, but authorities said the plane had two instructors. The other pilot, Captain Joshua Hammervold, an instructor pilot of the 87th Flight Training Squadron, was safely ejected and was treated and released from the Val Verde Regional Medical Center. Details about what led to the accident or why Barbour was not expelled from the supersonic training aircraft have not been published pending an investigation. Barbour became an instructor pilot at the base about a year ago and was an Air Force pilot since 2009, according to his LinkedIn profile. Barbour was the flight crew commander of the air crew with the 47th Operations Support Squadron and an instructor pilot with the 87th Flight Training Squadron. He was from Van Nuys, California, and is survived by his wife, mother, father and sister, according to a press release from the states of Laughlin Air Force Base. On Tuesday, Laughlin Air Force Base said it was suspending flight operations to give the base staff time to complain.
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