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September 19, 2019

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Plane suffers ‘hard landing’ near Creech AFB; no one injured

Federal officials are working to secure the site where a U.S. Marine Corps aircraft crashed during a hard landing near Creech Air Force Base this afternoon.

The incident occurred around 3:40 p.m. during a routine training mission, according to a statement from the 432nd Wing stationed at Creech Air Force Base.

The plane “experienced a hard landing” on federal land near Indian Springs during the mission, but no one was injured, the statement said.

As of 6:30 p.m., first responders and federal officials were still working to secure the scene.

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