An F-16C Fighting Falcon fighter jet has gone down while attempting to land at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., reports the Air Force News Service.
The fighter, assigned to the 49th Wing at Holloman, crashed early Monday evening.
The pilot ejected safely and was being treated for minor injuries. An investigation into the accident was underway.
This is the second F-16 crash in less than two weeks, noted the Air Force Times. An F-16CM went down at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., on July 1.