At approximately 10:17 a.m. PST May 1st., an MQ-1 Predator crashed during a routine training mission in an unpopulated area 1 mi. southeast of Cactus Springs.
No one was injured. Base first responders have secured the crash site and all appropriate safety measures have been employed. More information will follow as it becomes available.
The MQ-1 Predator is a medium-altitude, long endurance unmanned aircraft system. Predators can also perform the following missions and tasks: intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, close air support, combat search and rescue, precision strike, buddy-lase, convoy/raid overwatch, route clearance, target development, and terminal air guidance.
Source: Creech Air Force Base