F-16 Fighter Jet Crashes in Arizona, Status of Pilot Unknown

An Air Force F-16 fighter jet from Luke Air Force Base has crashed in Arizona near the town of Bagdad, Defense Department officials said today, noting the status of the pilot is unknown. “An F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing at Luke Air Force Wing crashed at approximately 8:45 a.m. today north of Luke AFB in the vicinity of Bagdad, Arizona,” the Air Force said in a statement.

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