Regional
5:49 pm
Fri October 22, 2010

Unmanned Aircraft Crashes At Holloman

Alamogordo – Officials with the 49th Wing have announced that an unmanned MQ-1 Predator crashed on landing here at approximately 1:20 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22.

The aircraft was assigned to the 6th Reconnaissance Squadron, which is part of the Remotely Piloted Aircraft Flying Training Unit, and was returning from a training mission.

No one was injured and no private property was damaged.

A board will be convened to investigate the cause of the accident.

As additional information becomes available, it will be released on the Holloman Web site at www.holloman.af.mil. Photos and fact sheets on the MQ-1 can also be found at the Holloman Web site.