Crew safe after fighter jet slides off South Dakota runway

The Associated PressMay 11, 2022News
Crew safe after fighter jet slides off South Dakota runway

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say the crew of a South Dakota Air National Guard F-16 fighter jet that slid off the runway while landing at a Sioux Falls airport is safe.

The jet from the 114th Fighter Wing slid off the runway at Joe Foss Field about 2:43 p.m. Wednesday after returning from a routine training mission.

Emergency crews responded to the scene.

Guard officials say they are putting together an interim board to investigate the incident.

No further information was immediately available.