Reaper drone crashes at Holloman Air Force Base


Nicole Maxwell

Alamogordo Daily News

HOLLOMAN AIR FORCE BASE- At about 7:55 a.m. on Dec. 6 on Holloman Air Force Base an MQ-9 Reaper drone crashed on the runway during takeoff.

First responders reported to the scene where no injuries were reported, according to a 49th Wing news release.

Base access was not impacted, 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.

This is a developing story. More information will be added as it becomes available.

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