Wednesday, February 1, 2017

1 Contractor Killed, 1 Airman Injured In U.S. Airforce Training Accident

An F-16 Fighting Falcon takes off for a night mission at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevade. (U.S. Air Force/ Val Gempis)

Air Force Times: Air Force: 1 contractor killed, 1 airman injured in Holloman training accident

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. — A civilian contractor was killed and an airman was injured in a training accident at a military range near Holloman Air Force Base in southern New Mexico Tuesday.

Capt. Bryant Davis, chief of public affairs for the 49th Wing at Holloman, said the two were part of a ground control party that was helping coordinate a live-fire training exercise at the Red Rio range, which is in the White Sands Missile Range complex. Davis said officials expect to release more information on the airman and contractor later on Wednesday.

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More News On 1 Contractor Killed, 1 Airman Injured In U.S. Air-Force Training Accident

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