Press Release

Two A-10s Crash on Nevada Test and Training Range

Release Number: 010917

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NEWS RELEASE

UNITED STATES AIR FORCE

 

99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs                                                              

4430 Grissom Ave., Suite 107

Nellis AFB, NV 89191

Phone: (702) 652-2750

                                                                                                                     Release No. 20170907-001

                                                                                                                     Date: Sept. 7, 2017

                                                                                                                      

 

TWO A-10s CRASH ON NEVADA TEST AND TRAINING RANGE

 

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.  – Two United States Air Force A-10C Thunderbolt II aircraft assigned to the 57th Wing at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, crashed on the Nevada Test and Training Range Sept. 6, 2017 at approximately 8 p.m.

 

Both pilots ejected safely and are being evaluated at the Mike O’Callaghan Military Medical Center at Nellis.

 

The aircraft were on a routine training mission at the time of the crash.

 

The cause of the crash is unknown and a board will be convened to investigate the incident.

 

For more information contact the 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs Office at 99abw.pacurrent@nellis.af.mil or by calling (702) 652-2750.

 

 

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