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Pilot successfully ejects when F-16 crashes while landing

File photo of two F-16 Fighting Falcons taking off the runway at Holloman Air Force Base File photo of two F-16 Fighting Falcons taking off the runway at Holloman Air Force Base |  Photo: U.S. Air Force / Airman 1st Class Randahl J. Jenson

The Associated Press
Updated: July 14, 2020 09:26 AM
Created: July 14, 2020 08:43 AM

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — Holloman Air Force base officials say the pilot of an F-16C fighter jet successfully ejected and suffered only minor injuries when the single-engine aircraft crashed while landing at the base in southern New Mexico.

Officials said a board of officers will investigate the crash that occurred Monday evening.

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The pilot’s identity was not released and the statement provided no additional details about the circumstances of the crash.

To read the statement, click here


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