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Military plane crashes north of Sacramento

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Sutter County, Calif. Beale Air Force Base says one pilot was killed and a second pilot was hurt after ejecting from a U-2 plane that crashed in Sutter County, north of Sacramento.

NBC affiliate KCRA reports the U-2 crashed about 9:05 a.m. near West Butte and Pass roads shortly after taking off for a training mission.

Witnesses told KCRA’s Mike Luery that they saw two parachutes carrying people and a third carrying equipment.

The incident is under investigation.

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