U.S. Navy Identifies Casualty


Story Number: NNS180623-01Release Date: 6/23/2018 10:50:00 PM
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From Commander, Naval Air Force Reserve

NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy announced June 23 the death of a Navy pilot who was involved in a mishap at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico.

Lt. Christopher Carey Short, from Canandaigua, New York, died June 22 when the A-29 aircraft he was piloting crashed while on a mission over the Red Rio Bombing Range, part of White Sands Missile Range, north of Holloman.

The cause of the mishap is under investigation.

For more information about Short, contact Cmdr. Doug Gabos, Commander, Naval Air Forces Reserve public affairs officer at 757-322-5652 or doug.gabos@navy.mil.

For any additional queries about the mishap, contact Lt. Col. Robert Carver, 49th Wing Public Affairs Office, Holloman Air Force Base at 575-635-7774 or robert.n.carver1.mil@mail.mil.

 
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