F-16 from 162nd FW crashes

An F-16 assigned to Arizona Air National Guard’s 162nd Wing crashed approximately 20 miles northwest of Safford, Arizona at 3 p.m. on Sept. 5, the Wing said on its Facebook page.

195th Fighter Squadron General Dynamics F-16C Block 42H Fighting Falcon 90-0716
By United States Air Force [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

The status of the pilot is unknown at the moment and a rescue effort is underway.

An interim safety board has convened.

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