TravelGuides – Belgian fighter jet crashes into building after pilot loses control on runway

TravelGuides – Belgian fighter jet crashes into building after pilot loses control on runway

F16 jet crashes into a building after pilot loses control on runway and ejects throughout take-off in Holland

A Belgian fighter jet has crashed into a building at a Dutch airbase injuring two individuals.

The incident occurred at first of the mission at Leeuwarden airbase the place the F-16 jet was making ready for take-off when the aircraft ‘ran wild’, forcing the pilot to eject.

The aircraft careered down the runway and out of control, earlier than slamming into a building on the airbase.

The cause for the crash is unclear and remains to be being investigated. 

The F-16 is one of the most widely-used fighter aircraft in the world and is capable of reaching speeds over Mach 2

The F-16 is likely one of the most generally-used fighter plane on the earth and is able to reaching speeds over Mach 2 

The aircraft was collaborating in a world train at Leeuwarden navy base which is utilized by the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF).

The F-16 was attributable to take off from the Leeuwarden navy base and fly round 120 miles south to a brand new location at Volkel airbase.

There was no hearth or explosion following the incident at Leeuwarden navy airbase the Dutch Air Force mentioned.

The pilot managed to eject earlier than the crash, however has been taken to hospital in Leeuwarden together with one different particular person who was within the building when the aircraft slammed into it.

The incident is about to be investigated by the Dutch Safety Board in response to an announcement made by the council.

(File image) The F-16 fighter had an incident during take-off which forced the pilot to eject before crashing

(File picture) The F-16 fighter had an incident throughout take-off which pressured the pilot to eject earlier than crashing

The F-16 is a fighter jet developed by General Dynamics and Lockheed Martin within the US and is likely one of the most generally-used mounted-wing fighter plane on the earth.

It first started flying in 1974 and up to date variations are nonetheless in use in air forces throughout the globe. 

It is able to reaching speeds of over 1500mph (Mach 2) when flying at altitude, could make turns with G-forces of over 9G, and is famend for its reliability and sturdiness.

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TravelGuides – Belgian fighter jet crashes into building after pilot loses control on runway