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US Air Force: 2 Planes Crash in Nevada, Pilots Eject

Officials with the Nellis Air Force Base say the crash happened around 8 p.m. Wednesday in a military training area known as the Nevada Test and Training Range.

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    US Air Force: 2 Planes Crash in Nevada, Pilots Eject
    Staff Sgt. Carlin Leslie
    File image of Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada captured on August 10, 2017.

    The U.S. Air Force says the pilots of two A-10 attack planes ejected safely after the aircraft crashed in an area northwest of Las Vegas.

    Officials with the Nellis Air Force Base say the crash happened around 8 p.m. Wednesday in a military training area known as the Nevada Test and Training Range.

    Both pilots are being evaluated at a medical center at the base. Officials did not immediately release their conditions.

    Officials say the aircraft were on a routine training mission when the crash happened. They say the cause of the crash is unknown.