Pilot successfully ejects when F-16 crashes while landing

New Mexico

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

Officials said a board of officers will investigate the crash that ocurred Monday evening.

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

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