Air Force pilot who died in Alabama jet crash identified as 24-year-old instructor

The Air Force pilot who died in a crash near Montgomery, Alabama, was confirmed as 24-year-old Scot Ames Jr., an instructor pilot with the 50th Flying Training Squadron at Columbus Air Force Base in Mississippi.

Ames Jr. was killed with a student pilot from the Japanese Air Self Defense Force, whose name is being withheld by authorities, according to the Montgomery Advertiser. Ames Jr. was from Pekin, Indiana.

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The two pilots were based at Columbus, where the jet departed en route to Tallahassee, Florida.
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