An MQ-1B Predator Remotely Piloted Aircraft crashed approximately 6 miles northwest of the airfield at 1:45 p.m. Wednesday.
The aircraft was assigned to the 6th Reconnaissance Squadron, which is part of the Air Force’s Remotely Piloted Aircraft Formal Training Unit at the 49th Wing, and was conducting a routine local training mission.
No one was injured and no private property was damaged. A board will be convened to investigate the cause of the accident.
As additional information becomes available, it will be released on the Holloman website at www.holloman.af.mil. Photos and fact sheets on the MQ-1B can also be found on the Holloman website.