F-16 crashes near Joint Base Andrews

JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. (AFNS) -- A D.C. Air National Guard F-16C Fighting Falcon, assigned to the 113th Wing at Joint Base Andrews, crashed at about 9:15 a.m. today approximately six miles southwest of the base. The aircraft was flying along with other D.C. ANG aircraft in a routine training mission in the greater Washington area. The aircraft carried one pilot.

The pilot ejected and sustained injuries that weren’t life-threatening.

Additional details will be provided as they become available.

 

Press release by U.S. Air Force