Two of the Air Force crew members killed in the crash of a KC-135 refueling aircraft in Kyrgyzstan were from California, according to information released Sunday by the Department of Defense.
Killed were Capt. Victoria Pinckney, 27, of Palmdale, and Tech. Sgt. Herman Mackey III, 30, of Bakersfield. The two were assigned to the 93rd Air Refueling Squadron, Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash.