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F-16 fighter plane crashes in Arizona

UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY) –¬†An F-16C fighter jet crashed near Lake Havasu, on the border between the states of Arizona and California, reports ABC News.

An F-16C crashed on Tuesday near Lake Havasu, lying between the States of Arizona and California, when he tried to land, according to ABC News.

The pilot of the aircraft managed to eject, said the US Air Force quoted by the media. He is healthy.

“An F-16C assigned to 56 Wing Fighter […] attempted to land at the Lake Havasu City Municipal Airport, Arizona, at approximately 10:35 am local time, on a flight on Tuesday. training routine, “says Luke Air Force Base news release quoted by ABC News.

The pilot, who was able to eject, was transported to the Havasu Regional Medical Center and is in good health.

According to the statement, relief arrived on the spot and there is no immediate danger for the population.

Luke Air Force Base is 15 miles south of Phoenix.