POSTED: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 2:49pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 5:33pm
No injuries, no damage to property reported
Holloman AFB, N.M. — U.S. Air Force officials say an MQ-1B Predator drone crashed early Wednesday afternoon.
According to officials, the Predator crashed approximately 6 miles northwest of Holloman airfield at 1:45 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. 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.
Officials add that the Predator was on 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.