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NATO Statement on F-16 Aircraft Incident Upon Landing at Sigonella

SIGONELLA, Sicily–(ENEWSPF)–27 April 2011.  An F-16 aircraft participating in the NATO-led Operation UNIFIED PROTECTOR was involved in an incident upon landing on the outbound runway of Naval Air Station Sigonella at approximately 11:35am. The pilot ejected safely and his condition is currently being assessed. Italian base police have cordoned off the area.

The Italian Carabinieri will open an investigation to determine the cause of the incident. Additional details will be provided when available.

In line with NATO policy the nationality of the aircraft will not be released.

Source: nato.int

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