Pilot faces injuries as F-16 fighter jet crashes at New Mexico base

Pilot faces injuries as F-16 fighter jet crashes at New Mexico base

A second F-16 crash in two weeks took place as an F-16C Viper crashed during a landing at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico. The pilot managed to eject and suffered minor injuries. An investigation into the incident is underway, with this being the fifth fighter jet crash since May. The jet was assigned to the 49th Wing.

Sandra
Sandra
Shenanigans
Shenanigans 4 weeks

We still flying those old ass planes

Janitor Jez
Janitor Jez 4 weeks

Good thing it wasn't an F-35. Imagine having to clear the wreckage of one of those up. They say, well, it wins every time because the enemy cannot see it, but it's hard to clear up the bits of a plane you can't see, even if you are right next to a piece.

ConcealCarryProtect
ConcealCarryProtect 4 weeks

Glad the pilot is alive, if not injured. RIP f-16 though.

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