The airman was taken to hospital.
Spangdahlem Air Base is a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation facility with the USAF as the primary tenant, located near the small German town of Spangdahlem in Rhineland-Palatinate, between the cities of Bitburg, Trier, and Wittlich.More news: Twitter used 2FA phone numbers for ad targeting
The fighter jet crashed at about 3 p.m. local time near Zemmer, south of the base.
The statement said that the pilot ejected safely but sustained minor injuries.
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The US Air Force reports that a board of officers will investigate the cause of the accident. She had no immediate details about the cause of the crash.
A large amount of jet fuel is said to have spilled out at the site of the crash. The aircraft crashed into the forest and the pilot escaped.
The aircraft was assigned to the 480th Fighter Squadron at the base.More news: VPD defends handling of day-long climate change protest on Burrard bridge
A U.S. air force spokeswoman said the jet had crashed at around 1500 local time (1300 GMT) during a routine training flight and that there had been no casualties.
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