Singapore Air Force F-16 crashes at air base, pilot receiving medical attention

Singapore Air Force F-16 crashes at air base, pilot receiving medical attention

SINGAPORE,. A Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) F-16 jet crashed at the Tengah Air Base after experiencing an issue during take-off at 12.35 pm Wednesday (May 8).

The Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) in a statement said the pilot responded in accordance with emergency procedures, successfully ejected from the jet, and is receiving medical attention.

“The pilot is conscious and able to walk. He is receiving medical attention, and no other personnel was hurt,” MINDEF said.

The ministry added that the RSAF is responding to the situation and investigations are ongoing.

“The Ministry of Defence and the RSAF will provide updates on the incident as soon as they become available,” it added.

— BERNAMA

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