Oklahoma Air National Guard F-16 Crashes In Louisiana (Updated)

The F-16 Viper went down roughly 50 miles south of Fort Polk.

byMar 23, 2022 3:16 PM
Oklahoma Air National Guard F-16 Crashes In Louisiana (Updated)
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State police have confirmed an F-16 fighter jet crashed earlier today in a wooded area south of Beauregard Parish, Louisiana. The location is roughly 50 miles south of the U.S. Army's Fort Polk. The incident occurred around 11:15 AM local time. 

The pilot, who has yet to be identified, was able to eject safely from the aircraft before the crash and made it out with no major injuries. The F-16 was one of the Oklahoma Air National Guard's Block 42 models flown by the 125th Fighter Squadron "Tulsa Vipers."

Tulsa Vipers' F-16Cs., USAF

We will continue to update this story as new information becomes available. 

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