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F-16 fighter jet crashes during takeoff in Houston

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HOUSTON, TX (KXXV) -

A F-16 Fighting Falcon plane crashed during take-off at the Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base in Houston, according to the North American Aerospace Defense Command.

The incident happened at around 9:30 a.m.

The pilot was able to safely eject and is being evaluated at a local medical facility.

The aircraft was conducting a training flight at the time of the crash.

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