In the United States near Washington, crashed military fighter F-16
In the U.S. state of Maryland near the base of Andrews crashed military fighter F-16. This was announced by the representative of the United States military, reports Reuters. The base itself is located about 6-8 km from the border of the district of Columbia.
According to him, the pilot managed to eject. The plane crashed at about ten kilometers from the base.
As reported by NBC News, citing a representative of the emergency services, the aircraft crashed in a wooded area near the road Temple Hills Road in the County of Prince George’s. At home living near the site of the crash people were evacuated, and some roads are blocked.
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According to the representative of the fire service, the pilot took a military helicopter and he was taken to the hospital. In what condition was the pilot — unknown. CNN TV channel with reference to the representative of the military reported that the pilot landed in a “deserted area” and with him “all right.”