Three airmen stationed at Cannon Air Force Base, in New Mexico, were killed Tuesday March 14th in a plane crash.

The three Airmen were assigned to the 318th Special Operations Squadron. They were killed during a training mission in a U-28A Tuesday evening at 6:50 p.m. The crash occurred approximately one quarter-mile east of Clovis Municipal Airport.

The identities of the three airmen killed will be released after notification of next of kin and the cause of the crash is under investigation.