Regional
6:47 am
Sat October 8, 2011

Unmanned Aircraft Crashes At Holloman

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.