The United States Air Force released a statement saying the plane was a T-38 trainer aircraft assigned to the 14th Flying Training Wing at Columbus Air Force Base in Mississippi.
The crash occurred near Dannelly Field in Montgomery around 5:30 p.m. A safety investigation board will be investigating the incident, according to the Air Force.
The two onboard who perished in the crash have not been identified.
A spokesperson with the airport initially confirmed the crash and fatalities to NewsNation affiliate WIAT.
This is a developing story; check back for updates.