US Air Force F-16 Crashes in Utah, Search for Pilot Ongoing
News in Balance:
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah, June 23, 2009 -- An F-16 Fighting Falcon crashed over the Utah Test and Training Range around 10:25 p.m. June 22, and Hill Air Force Base emergency responders are conducting a search for the pilot.
No contact has been made with the pilot, and base officials located the F-16 crash site in a remote area of the Utah Test and Training Range.
The F-16 was on a routine training mission and is assigned to the 388th Fighter Wing at Hill AFB.
A board of Air Force officials will convene to determine the cause of the incident.
(Report from Pentagon and U.S. Air Force news releases.)
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