U.S. fighter jet crashes in Germany, pilot survives
Topics: FIGHTER JET U.S. GERMANY
The air base said in a statement that the F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jet crashed at about 3 p.m. during a routine training sortie near Zemmer, about 20 km north of Trier in Trier-Saarburg district, in the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate.
The statement said that the pilot ejected safely and has been recovered with minor injuries.
The cause of the accident is still unclear, according to the statement. ■