Military plane crashes from airfield near Albuquerque airport

The only person on board, the pilot, is conscious, officials said.

A military plane crashed at Albuquerque International Sunport, the main international airport in New Mexico, officials said.

The only person on board, the pilot, is conscious and being taken to a hospital, airport officials said.

“Flight operations have resumed, but please check with your airline for flight status,” airport officials said.

“Grateful for the quick action of first responders,” Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller wrote on social media. “Praying for the pilot.”

This is a development story. Check back later for updates.

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