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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 [email protected] or by calling (702) 652-2750. – Nellis Air Force Base


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