MQ-1B Predator Crashes Outside Holloman Air Force Base

Predator-HollomanAn MQ-1B Predator Remotely Piloted Aircraft crashed approximately 6 miles northwest of Holloman Air Force Base airfield in New Mexico at 1:45 p.m. on Thursday.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.

Photo: U.S. Air Force by Airman 1st Class Daniel E. Liddicoet/Released

Source: US Air Force

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