PALMDALE (CBSLA.com) — A Palmdale mother of a seven-month-old son was one of three airman killed in a Central Asia tanker plane crash Friday.
The tanker was supporting American troops in Afghanistan.
Capt. Victoria "Tori" A. Pinckney, 27, was killed in the crash of a KC-135 tanker near Chon-Aryk, Krygyzstan, the Defense Department announced.
KKTV, a Colorado Springs CBS affiliate, reports that Pinckney was a graduate of the U.S.