Navy pilot dies in ‘mishap’ at New Mexico base
iStock/Thinkstock(OTERO COUNTY, New Mexico) — A pilot “involved in a mishap” at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico died on Friday, the Navy said.
Lt. Christopher Carey Short, from Canandaigua, New York, died in a crash involving the A-29 he was piloting, the Navy said in a statement on Saturday.
He was on a mission over the Red Rio Bombing Range, which is part of White Sands Missile Range, north of the base, the Navy said.
The incident is being investigated.
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