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F-16 Crashes In Maryland – UPDATES

April 05, 2017

This is a breaking story, we will continue to provide updates. 

[UPDATE] – 11:40 AM EST – Images of the pilot that ejected from the jet before the crash are released. Only one pilot was in the aircraft, despite initial reports of two pilots.

[UPDATE] – 10:40 AM EST – The pilot is said to be ok. Pictures of rescue crews at the scene:

[UPDATE] – 10:25 AM EST – The Air Force said that a pilot is safe.

Prince George’s County fire department spokesman Mark Brady told WRC-TV that one pilot parachuted out of the plane and was picked up by a military helicopter. Brady also added that homes in the area are being evacuated and there were no other reports of injuries or whether anything on the ground was hit.

[ORIGINAL REPORT]

On Wednesday morning, reports began that an F-16 fighter jet crashed near Joint Base Andrews in Maryland. Some reports say the jet went down into a home. The two pilots are said to have ejected. According to Fox News,

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