U.S. Air Force pilot killed in crash in Middle East: Central Command

December 1, 2014 4:00 PM

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Air force pilot died on Sunday when an aircraft crashed while returning to its base in the Middle East, U.S. Central Command said in a statement on Monday.

The cause of incident involving a F-16 Fighting Falcon is under investigation and emergency responders were still at the scene, Central Command said.

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