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Published:January 20th, 2007 13:37 EST
California Air National Guard F-16 crashes in remote area

California Air National Guard F-16 crashes in remote area

By SOP newswire

FRESNO, Calif. (AFNEWS) -- A California Air National Guard F-16 Fighting Falcon crashed at approximately 10:30 a.m. Jan. 19 in Owens Valley, Calif. while on a routine training mission.

The pilot ejected safely and was recovered by China Lake Naval Air Station search and rescue people. The aircraft was from the 144th Fighter Wing in Fresno.

The accident is under investigation and further details will be released as they become available.

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SOURCE:  US Air Force