Bakersfield airman killed in Kyrgyzstan crash

May 5, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
Action News has learned one of the airmen killed during a crash in Kyrgyzstan on Friday is from the South Valley.

30-year-old Technical Sergeant Herman Mackey III is from Bakersfield.

He and two captains were on a refueling plane heading into Afghanistan when their aircraft crashed.

All three were killed. The cause of that crash is under investigation.