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Wis. Air Guard F-16 Crashes Into House, Pilot Ejects

June 09 2011


Flights by the Air National Guard in Wisconsin have been grounded after a training crash.

On Tuesday, an F-16 fighter belonging to the Wisconsin Air National Guard crashed into a vacant house in New Chester, Wis., reports the Wisconsin State Journal (Madison).

The pilot from the 115th Fighter Wing ejected safely shortly before the crash. A Guard spokeswoman said he suffered minor injuries.

Fire and smoke forced the evacuation of 50 people from homes near the crash site,...

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