World News – USA – US F-16s fight Falcon jet crashes in Michigan during training flight, National Guard says


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MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Wisconsin National Guard announced that one of their F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jets crashed during a training flight in the state of Michigan.

« An F-16 Fighting Falcon that was sold to the 115th. Fighter wing assigned to the Wisconsin Air National Guard at Truax Field Air National Guard Base in Madison, crashed at around 8 p.m. in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. m. Tuesday 8. December 2020. At the time of the incident, the plane was on a routine training mission with a pilot on board, « the state’s National Guard said in a statement posted on Facebook.

According to the National Guard, the cause of the incident and the status of the pilot are unknown and an investigation has been initiated. In the meantime, rescue workers should already be on site.

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World news – USA – US F-16 fight against Falcon jet crashes in Michigan during training flight, says the National Guard