Two pilots are dead after a military jet crashed near an Alabama airport Friday evening, officials said.
The aircraft landed in a wooded area near the Montgomery Regional Airport, according to airport executive director Marshall Taggart.
The T-38 trainer aircraft was assigned to the 14th Flying Training Wing, based out of Columbus Air Force Base in Mississippi, the Air Force said in a statement.
The airport was notified of the crash shortly after 5 p.m. local time.
Airport officials did not know what caused the fatal accident.
A safety investigation board will be investigating, the Air Force said.
This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.
ABC News’ Jamie Aranoff and Luis Martinez contributed to this report.