A U.S. Air Force fighter jet crashed, killing one and injuring another. The plane went down around 11:30 a.m. today, 50 miles east of Goldfield, Nevada. Officials say the jet was part of the 65th Aggressor Squadron and was taking part in Red Flag exercises. The plane took off this morning from Nellis Air Force Base and went down about 180 miles away in a remote area near the Nye/Esmeralda County line. Learn More About The New Aggressors Eyewitness News has been told the plane is camoflauge. It's a U.S. Air Force F-15 D Eagle, taking part in a combat training mission as part of Red Flag exercises. Two people were on board. The air force says one person has died. Another pilot from the aircraft was transported to Mike O'Callaghan Federal Hospital at 1:30 pm. The second pilot is under observation and in stable condition. Red Flag is a combat training exercise that involves the air forces of the United States and its allies. Click here for information on who is taking part in the exercises. Typically what happens, the Blue forces are the friendly forces. The Red forces are the hostile forces and they take on one another to train for real combat situations. We're not sure what wrong this morning near Goldfield, Nevada, but again one person dead -- another hospitalized. Their names or nationalities for that matter are not being released at this time. The Air Force says a board of officials is being convened to investigate. A formal news briefing is scheduled for Thursday afternoon. http://www.lasvegasnow.com/global/story.asp?s=8762888 I'm a jet engine mechanic on the F15 & F16 jets here at Nellis so I'm really hoping it's not engine related. However my thoughts and prayers go out to the families of these Airmen. Wanna kill these ads? We can help!