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A navy plane has crashed off of the airfield on the Albuquerque International Sunport, the first worldwide airport in New Mexico.

Officials say a navy plane crashed off the airfield on the south facet of the airport on Tuesday. The pilot – the one particular person on board – is reportedly aware and respiration and has been taken to the hospital, native outlet KOB4 stated.

The pilot from the plane earlier than the crash, the outlet stated.

The plane had come from close by Kirtland Air Force Base, officers confirmed.

Two civilians had been evaluated on the scene and neither particular person was transported, hearth officers stated. Flight operations at Sunport are understood to have resumed.

Dramatic footage confirmed hearth crews on the scene dousing the smoking wreckage of the aircraft with foam. Photos additionally confirmed a number of emergency automobiles lined up alongside close by roads.

“A military aircraft has crashed off of the airfield on the southside of the Sunport. One soul aboard, pilot is conscious and being transported. Flight operations have resumed, but check with your airline for flight status,” the airport wrote on X.

Responging to the put up, Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller, wrote: “Grateful for the rapid action of the first responders who arrived to the scene. Praying for the pilot.”

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