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Two A-10C Warthogs crash during training exercise in Nevada

An A-10 Thunderbolt II departs from the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif. (U.S. Air Force/Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle)
September 07, 2017

Two A-10C Warthogs assigned to the 57th Wing of Nellis Air Force Base crashed during a training exercise on Wednesday night at the Nevada Test and Training Range.

Nellis Air Force Base released a statement that said both pilots ejected safely and are being evaluated at a medical center on the base.

Officials said that the crash occurred around 8:00 p.m. local time, and the pilots were on a training mission at the time.

The cause of the crash is currently unknown. An investigation will take place.