2 A-10s Crash in Nevada, Pilots Eject, Air Force Says

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A pair of U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft assigned to the 188th Fighter Wing, Ebbing Air National Guard Base, Fort Smith, Ark., fly in formation over Kansas, June 7, 2014.

A pair of U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft assigned to the 188th Fighter Wing, Ebbing Air National Guard Base, Fort Smith, Ark., fly in formation over Kansas, June 7, 2014.

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A pair of A-10 Thunderbolt II ground-attack aircraft crashed Wednesday night in Nevada, but both pilots safely ejected, the Air Force said.

The A-10C jets, known as Warthogs, from the 57th Wing were on a routine training mission when they went down around 8 p.m. at the Nevada Test and Training Range, according to a release from the service.

"Both pilots ejected safely and are being evaluated at the Mike O'Callaghan Military Medical Center at Nellis," the release states.

It wasn't immediately clear whether the planes collided; the cause of the crash remains under investigation.

This story will be updated.

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