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Holloman aircraft crash

HOLLOMAN AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. (AFNS) -- An A-29 Super Tucano crashed over the Red Rio Bombing Range at approximately 11:30 a.m. MDT today during a training flight as part of the Air Force's Light Attack Experiment.

One aircrew member suffered minor injuries and was airlifted to a local hospital. More information on the second aircrew member will be released when it is available.

The crash is currently under investigation, and no cause has been determined at this time.

The Red Rio Bombing Range is part of the White Sands Missile Range, a U.S. Army installation and the Department of Defense's largest, open-air test range. Fire and police units from the White Sands Missile Range Directorate of Emergency Services initially responded to the report of the crash.

For additional information, please contact the Holloman Air Force Base Public Affairs office at 575-572-5406 or 575-572-7381 during regular business hours, or 575-572-7575 after hours. The 49th Wing Public Affairs Facebook will also be updated as more information becomes available.

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