Fighter Jet Crashes In Lake Havasu City, Pilot OK

Published by The Bee News

April 24, 2018

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LUKE AIR FORCE BASE–An F-16C pilot escaped with minor injuries Tuesday after their jet crashed during a reported routine training flight.

Officials with Luke Air Force Base said the pilot reportedly diverted an attempt to land at the local airport shortly after 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. The aircraft had departed the prepared surface and the pilot ejected, said Air Force officials. The pilot was taken to the Havasu Regional Medical Center in good condition.

The aircraft-and pilot-are assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing in southern Arizona.

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