CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At approximately 9:07 am ET, during a standard pre-launch static fire test for the AMOS-6 mission, there was an anomaly at SpaceX’s Cape Canaveral Space Launch Complex 40 resulting in loss of the vehicle.
The anomaly occurred during propellant loading of the first and second stages. Per standard operating procedure, all personnel were clear of the pad and there were no injuries.
We are continuing to review the data to identify the root cause. Additional updates will be provided as they become available.