The U.S. Department of Defense named three airmen died in the crash of a KC-135 Stratotanker in Chui region of Kyrgyzstan, U.S. Department of Defense's website reported.
According to the website, the airmen were assigned to the 93rd Air Refueling Squadron, Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. The cause of the crash is under investigation.
The airmen killed in the crash were Capt. Mark T. Voss, 27, of Colorado Springs, Colo., Capt. Victoria A. Pinckney, 27, of Palmdale, Calif., and Tech Sgt. Herman Mackey III, 30, of Bakersfield, Calif.