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Arizona jet crash: Pilot ejects from military plane in Lake Havasu

Pilot ejects from military jet in Lake Havasu
Pilot ejects from military jet in Lake Havasu
Posted at 11:24 AM, Apr 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-24 16:46:03-04

A military jet went down at Lake Havasu Airport on Tuesday morning.

According to the United States Air Force, an F-16C aircraft assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing at Luke Air Force Base in Glendale, Arizona diverted and attempted to land at the Lake Havasu Airport around 10:30 a.m.

Officials say the aircraft departed the prepared surface and the pilot ejected. The pilot is in good condition and expected to be OK.

The flight was a routine training flight.

Lake Havasu Airport is located at 5600 Old State Hwy 95 in Lake Havasu City.