Luke Air Force Base officials say an F-16C from the 56th Fighter Wing crashed while attempting to land at a municipal airport in Arizona.
The pilot ejected and wasn't seriously injured.
Officials say the jet was on a training flight Tuesday when it diverted to the Lake Havasu City airport and went off the runway while landing, prompting the pilot to eject.
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Staff Sgt. Jenna Bigham says the pilot is in good condition and was transported to a hospital. She couldn't provide information on why the plane diverted.
The Today's News-Herald newspaper posted a photo showing the plane apparently missing the nose area of its fuselage.
Lake Havasu City is 134 miles northwest of Luke, located in Glendale, a suburb of Phoenix.