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Nellis Air Force Base pilot killed in training crash

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Aircrafts are shown at Nellis Air Force Base in an undated image. (File) Aircrafts are shown at Nellis Air Force Base in an undated image. (File)
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A pilot from Nellis Air Force Base died in a collision during training on Tuesday. 

According to a spokesperson from Nellis Air Force Base, the crash occurred Tuesday at about 6 p.m. at the Nevada Test and Training Range located approximately 100 miles northwest of the base. 

The spokesperson said a U.S. Air Force aircraft crashed while flying a training mission. The aircraft was assigned to Air Force Materiel Command. 

Lt. Col. Eric Schultz died as a result of the crash, the spokesperson said. 

An investigation into the crash is ongoing. 

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