Breaking News!!: Lake Havasu City, AZ: Pilot in F-16C ejects from aircraft well attempting to land at Lake Havasu City Municipal Airport.
According to officials at Luke Air Force Base, an F-16C assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing was diverted and attempted to land at Lake Havasu City Municipal Airport in Lake Havasu City, Arizona at approximately 10:35am MST on Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 during a routine training flight.
During landing, the aircraft departed the prepared surface and the pilot ejected from the aircraft.
The pilot is in good condition and is being transported to Havasu Regional Medical Center.
First responders are on site and there is no immediate danger to the public.
According to the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office, deputies along with search and rescue crews are on scene assisting and are asking the public to please avoid the area until the investigation is complete.
More information will be provided as it becomes available.