115th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
Press Release

F-16 crashes in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

 

By - Dec 8th, 2020 11:07 pm
An F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the Wisconsin Air National Guard’s 115th Fighter Wing at Truax Field Air National Guard Base in Madison crashed at approximately 8 p.m. Tuesday, December 8, 2020 in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Photo from the 115th Fighter Wing Public Affairs.

An F-16 Fighting Falcon. Photo from the 115th Fighter Wing Public Affairs.

MADISON, Wis. — An F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the Wisconsin Air National Guard’s 115th Fighter Wing at Truax Field Air National Guard Base in Madison crashed at approximately 8 p.m. Tuesday, December 8, 2020 in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

At the time of the incident, the aircraft was on a routine training mission with one pilot on board.

Emergency responders are on scene. The cause of the crash, as well as the status of the pilot, are unknown at this time, and the incident is under investigation.

The 115th Fighter Wing will provide an update via the 115th Fighter Wing website and social media pages as soon as additional details are available.

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