Virgin SpaceShipTwo crashes after 'in-flight anomaly'
Virgin Galactic says that its SpaceShipTwo space tourism craft has suffered an "in-flight anomaly".
The craft was being tested in the Mojave Desert region of California. Virgin Galactic said it would issue a fuller statement shortly.
Local police said they were responding to reports of a crash in Cantil.
SpaceShipTwo is carried by a special jet and released, before igniting its rocket to go into sub-orbit and return as a glider.
31 Oct 2014
- From the section US & Canada