Two Air Force A-10 attack jets crashed Wednesday at a Nevada training range and the pilots escaped unhurt, according to Air Force officials in a report by Stars and Stripes.
The crash occurred at about 8 p.m. local time at Nellis Air Force base's Nevada Test and Training Range.
Both pilots were able to eject safely from the planes, according to the report.
The officials said a cause for the crash is unknown, but an investigation into the crash would be opened.
The A-10, commonly called the Warthog, is a single-seat jet that is used to support ground troops. It contains a 30mm Gatling gun that can fire armor piercing and explosive rounds at speeds of up to 3,900 rounds a minute, Stars and Stripes reported.
Another pilot landed an A-10 safely in July, after his jet's canopy flew off and his landing gear failed to open, according to an Aug. 16 Stars and Stripes report.
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