F-16 from Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada crashes

File photo of an F-16 Fighting Falcon taking off from Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada.

Airman 1st Class Andrew Sarver/U.S. Air Force

Officials said an Air Force F-16, assigned to Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada, crashed Wednesday around 10:30 a.m. local time. The Air Force says it happened “during routing training on the Nevada Test and Training Range.”

First responders rushed to the scene. The circumstances of the crash are under investigation.

The condition of the pilot is unknown, the Air Force said.

The base is located southwest of the Las Vegas Motor Speedway and a short drive from the Las Vegas Strip.

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