It is not yet clear what caused the incident, reports “AP”.
As he was preparing to take off this morning, a Belgian F-16 fighter jet crashed into a building at the Dutch air base Leuwarden, injuring two people, the Dutch and Belgian military authorities confirmed.
A Belgium F-16 pilot has ejected from their jet at Leeuwarden Air Base this morning pic.twitter.com/9iOWLG7oKa— Intel Air & Sea (@air_intel) July 1, 2021
The incident at Lewardden Air Force Base caused no fire or explosion, the Dutch Air Force said in a statement.
It is not yet clear what caused the incident, reports “AP”. The investigation is ongoing.