A US Air Force F-16 fighter aircraft has crashed at the Bagram Air Base near Kabul, Afghanistan, the Pentagon reported.
The incident took place on Mar.29 when the plane was taking off.
According to Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook, the pilot ejected before the crash and is currently under medical evaluation. The cause of the crash is under investigation.
The F-16 fighter aircraft was part of the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing of the US Air Force in Afghanistan.