Two pilots ejected from their F-15 Tuesday morning on the runway at MidAmerica St Louis airport in Mascoutah, Illinois.
It is not clear if their ejection seats malfunctioned or if the pilots punched out.
The plane was on the ground when the pilots ejected, it came to rest off the runway on the grass.
One pilot is injured, The St Louis Post Dispatch reports. It’s not clear whether the jet ran into trouble during take off or after landing at MidAmerica.
The aircraft is a F-15QA that is being built for the Qatar Emiri Air Force by Boeing.