October 13, 2009 Military Aviation News

Two Irish military pilots reported missing in trainer crash


A flight instructor and a trainee are considered missing following a combat trainer crash in Ireland on Monday, a local newspaper reported citing the country's Air Corps officials.

Kazakh Su-24 attack aircraft drops a bomb on residential area


A Su-24 Fencer fighter-bomber has accidentally dropped a bomb on a house in southern Kazakhstan, which did not explode, Kazakh military prosecutors said.

Boeing Small Diameter Bomb II Successfully Engages Target in Flight Test


The Boeing GBU-40 Small Diameter Bomb (SDB) II team successfully concluded a 42-month risk reduction program on Sept. 29 with a flight test in which the weapon impacted its target.

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