A-29 SUPER TUCANO CRASHES NEAR HOLLOMAN AFB

A-29 Super Tucano crashes Holloman
A-29 Super Tucano crashes near Holloman AFB.

June 22, 2018 - An A-29 Super Tucano crashed over the Red Rio Bombing Range at approximately 11:30 a.m. LT  during a training flight as part of the Air Force's Light Attack Experiment (OA-X).

According to the 49th Wing press release, one aircrew member suffered minor injuries and was airlifted to a local hospital. No more information were released about the second aircrew member. 

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 instillation and the Department of Defense's larges, 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.


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