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UPDATE: Aircraft incident on Nellis Air Force Base

Release Number: 010118





                                UNITED STATES AIR FORCE                  

Nellis Air Force Base Public Affairs

4430 Grissom Ave., Ste. 107 Nellis AFB, NV 89191

Phone: (702) 652-2750; Fax (702) 652-9838




Release No. 18-01-27

Date: January 27, 2018



UPDATE: Aircraft incident on Nellis Air Force Base


NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. – At approximately 10:45 a.m. this morning, a military aircraft experienced an incident during takeoff on the Nellis Air Force Base flight line.


The aircraft was required to abort its take-off and subsequently caught fire. However all personnel are safe.


Emergency services are on scene.  No serious injuries are reported.


The cause of the incident is unknown and is under investigation. Details on the incident will be released as they become available.


For more information, contact the 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs office at 702-652-2750.