Published September 07, 2017
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.
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