Pilot successfully ejects when F-16 crashes while landing at Holloman AFB

New Mexico

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — The pilot of an F-16C jet fighter successfully ejected and suffered minor injuries when the single-engine aircraft crashed while landing at Holloman Air Force Base in southern New Mexico, base officials said.

A board of officers will investigate the crash that occurred Monday evening, officials said in a brief statement.

The pilot’s identity was not released and the statement provided no additional details about the circumstances of the crash.

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