Keesler Air Force Base 'incident' in Mississippi leaves 1 airman dead and 3 others injured

AN AIRMAN has died and three others have been injured following an "accident" at an Air Force base in Mississippi.

Officials at the Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi said the incident happened just after 1.25pm local time on Wednesday.

An airman assigned to the 81st Training Wing was pronounced dead at the scene, officials say.

Three others were also injured in the unspecified accident. Their conditions remain unclear.

The identity of the deceased Airman will not be released until 24 hours after next of kin notifications have been made.

The cause and nature of the incident are currently unclear.

No further information has been shared.

“The cause of the incident is still under investigation and no additional details are available at this time,” a Keesler AFB spokesperson told The Sun.

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