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UPDATE: Nellis officials say military aircraft 'incident' was aborted takeoff

Posted at 12:47 PM, Jan 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-27 20:35:33-05

UPDATE AT 2:30 P.M.: According to Nellis Air Force Base officials, the "incident" on Saturday was an aborted takeoff. The aircraft subsequently caught fire.

The cause of the incident is under investigation.


Nellis Air Force Base officials say that a military aircraft experienced an "incident" during takeoff around 10:45 a.m. Saturday.

Emergency crews were still at the scene as of 12:40 p.m.

No serious injuries were reported. More information will be released to the public as it becomes available.