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F-16 fighter jet crashes into California building
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F-16 fighter jet crashes into California building

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Washington, May 17: An Air Force F-16 military fighter jet while returning to March Air Reserve Base in Moreno Valley of California crashed into the side of a commercial building, authorities said.

F-16 fighter jet crashes into California building

The jet slammed into the side of a commercial building off the base, on Van Buren Boulevard, about 3.45pm on Thursday, March Air Reserve Base Deputy Fire Chief Timothy Holliday said. The pilot, believed to be the only person aboard, safely ejected from the plane while still on the base.

Details on the crash and the pilot's condition have not been disclosed. Authorities did not have details on any other injuries. The F-16 was assigned to the Air National Guard, a federal military reserve force under the Air Force, officials said. (UNI)