Alamogordo – Officials with the 49th Wing at Holloman Air Force Base announced a remotely piloted MQ-9 Reaper crashed on final approach Friday at approximately 6:45 p.m.
The aircraft is assigned to the 29th Attack Squadron, which is a remotely piloted aircraft flying training unit. The accident occurred at the end of a local training mission.
No one was injured and no private property was damaged.
A board is convening to investigate the cause of the accident.
Photos and fact sheets on the MQ-9 can also be found on the Holloman website at http://www.holloman.af.mil.