Crash marks the fifth incident since May
An F-16C Viper crashed during a landing Monday evening at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico and emergency crews are at the scene.
The pilot of the fighter jet managed to eject and suffered minor injuries, a statement said. An investigation is underway. The incident is the fifth fighter jet crash since May and the second F-16 crash in the past two weeks.
The jet, which crashed at about 6 p.m. local time, was assigned to the 49th Wing.
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WNU Editor: This is the fifth US Air Force crash since May.
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