A fighter jet of D.C. Air National Guard’s 113th Fighter Wing has crashed two miles south of Joint Base Andrews, near Washington DC, according to reports.
NBC News reported that two people had ejected from the plane and been located by emergency services.
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UPDATE 1416 UTC F-16 pilot from DC Air National Guard’s 113th Fighter Wing has ejected and is safe.
Military Aircraft down in area of Temple Hills RD & Woodells Ct. 1 pilot reported to have parachuted out
— Mark Brady (@PGFDPIO) April 5, 2017
Prince George’s County fire department spokesman Mark Brady tweeted that officials are investigating a military aircraft down in the Clinton area, which is a few miles from Joint Base Andrews. Brady says one pilot is reported to have parachuted out.
— Alexandra Limon (@AlexandraFox5DC) April 5, 2017