Drone crashes on Holloman Air Force Base; no injuries reported
HOLLOMAN AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. (Tribune News Service) — An MQ-9 Reaper drone crashed on a runway during takeoff at about 7:55 a.m. on Monday on Holloman Air Force Base.
First responders reported to the scene where no injuries were reported, according to a 49th Wing news release.
Base access was not affected, the news release states.
The cause of the MQ-9’s crash is under investigation.
MQ-9 Reapers are remote-piloted aircraft that have been on Holloman Air Force Base since 2009.
For more information, contact the 49th Wing Public Affairs office at 575-572-7381.
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