Statement by Scaled Composites on SpaceShipTwo – Oct. 31, 2014

MOJAVE, Calif. – This morning SpaceShipTwo, piloted by Scaled Composites under contract to Virgin Galactic, experienced a serious anomaly during a test flight, resulting in the death of one of the test pilots.  The second pilot sustained injuries and is currently being treated. We want to express our deepest condolences to the family of the pilot who lost his life today.  Our thoughts and prayers are with both families, as well as our other employees.

At this time, we remain focused on supporting the families, as well as the agencies investigating the incident.

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