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Predator Crashes on Nevada Test and Training Range

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. -- An MQ-1 Predator armed with an AGM-114 Hellfire missile flies a training mission. The MQ-1's primary mission is interdiction and conducting armed reconnaissance against critical, perishable targets. (Courtesy photo)

An MQ-1 Predator unmanned aerial vehicle flies over Creech Air Force Base, Nev., in this undated file photo.

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. -- An Air Force MQ-1 Predator remotely piloted aircraft crashed at approximately 1:15 p.m. today on restricted government property on the Nevada Test and Training Range.

The aircraft was being operated by the 11th Reconnaissance Squadron from Creech Air Force Base at the time of the incident. There were no injuries or property damage during the accident.

A board of officers will investigate the accident.

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