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Air Force plane crashes in New Mexico in non-combat incident; status of the pilots is still unknown

The unidentified aircraft crashed on the Red Rio Bombing Range, and is only 65 km north of Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico (on the photo).

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An Air Force plane crashed in a non-combat incident in New Mexico on Friday, a spokesman said.

The plane crashed on the Red Rio Bombing Range, and is only 65 km north of Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico. The officials do not say what kind of aircraft was involved.

Holloman officials say the incident happened just before noon, KFOX 14 reported.

The status of the pilots and the cause of the crash remain unknown.

Friday’s crash marks the 7th non-combat crash this year for the air force, in comparison with the previous year, when there were seven.

This is a developing story, check back for updates.

Fox News’ Lucas Tomlinson contributed to this report.

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