OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea --
An F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 8th Fighter Wing crashed in an agricultural area near Osan Air Base at about 9:45 a.m. May 6, 2023.
The pilot safely ejected and was transported to the nearest medical facility.
At the time of the accident, the pilot was participating in a routine daytime training sortie.
The accident is under investigation. The name of the pilot is not being released at this time.
Please contact the 51st Fighter Wing Public Affairs office at 0505-784-4044 or 51FWPA@US.AF.MIL.