Air Force fighter crashes near D.C.
An Air Force F-16C jet has crashed just outside of Washington, D.C.
The aircraft went down in Clinton, Maryland, on Wednesday at about 9:15 a.m. after the pilot was seen ejecting, WJLA reported.
Officials said the pilot ejected safely and sustained non-life threatening injuries.
It was flying a routine training mission when it went down roughly six miles from Andrews.
This story is developing and will be updated.
- The Austin package explosions are getting more sophisticated — and authorities say there's a 'serial bomber'
- A rare mishap on the Air Force's largest plane sent it skidding down a runway
- We got up-close to a Bradley fighting vehicle — and saw how the small crews forge strong bonds
- The Marine Corps wants a 'mega drone' that can take off vertically and is armed to the teeth
- These are the 25 most powerful militaries in the world