It is not known how the crash will impact the remainder of the 2018 Thunderbirds season.
A U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds pilot has been killed in a crash over the Nevada Test and Training Range on Wednesday.
According to Nellis Air Force Base, the pilot was killed when his F-16 Fighting Falcon crashed about 10:30 a.m. during a routine aerial demonstration training flight in central Nevada.
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The training range covers some 4,500 square miles.
The pilot’s name and hometown are being withheld for 24 hours, pending notification of next of kin, Air Force officials said.
An investigation into the cause of the crash is underway.
The team's participation at the March Air Reserve Base "The March Field Air & Space Expo" has been canceled. It is unknown how this accident will affect the remainder of the 2018 Thunderbirds season.
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