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Bengaluru: A F-16 fighter jet at
A F-16 fighter jet at "Aero India 2019" - air show at Yelahanka Air Force Station, in Bengaluru

An F-16 fighter jet returning to March Air Reserve Base in Moreno Valley of California in the US has crashed into a building after its pilot was ejected…reports Asian Lite News

Bengaluru: A F-16 fighter jet at "Aero India 2019" - air show at Yelahanka Air Force Station, in Bengaluru, on Feb 20, 2019. (Photo: IANS) by .
A F-16 fighter jet at “Aero India 2019” – air show at Yelahanka Air Force Station, in Bengaluru

The jet slammed into the side of a commercial building off the base, on Van Buren Boulevard, about 3.45 p.m , March Air Reserve Base Deputy Fire Chief Timothy Holliday was quoted as saying.

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department confirmed on Twitter that the crash occurred around Van Buren and the 215 Freeway, Xinhua news agency reported.

The pilot was ejected and being medically evaluated.

“Multiple agencies responding. Please stay out of area and clear emergency vehicles,” the department tweeted.

Details on the crash and the pilot’s condition have not been disclosed. Authorities did not have details on any other injuries.