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UPDATE: No one hurt after F-16 experiences rough landing at Sioux Falls airfield

An F-16 jet experienced some sort of issue landing at the Sioux Falls airfield on May 11, 2022.
An F-16 jet experienced some sort of issue landing at the Sioux Falls airfield on May 11, 2022.(Dakota News Now)
Published: May. 11, 2022 at 3:36 PM CDT
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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - UPDATE, 4:50 p.m.: Authorities say no one was hurt after an F-16 experienced problems landing at Joe Foss Field in Sioux Falls.

A press release from the South Dakota Air National Guard states a fighter jet assigned to the 114th Fighter Win went off the end of a runway around 2:45 p.m. Wednesday upon returning from a routine training mission.

Officials say no one was injured in the incident. Emergency crews are still at the scene.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

A South Dakota Air National Guard jet experienced some sort of issue while landing at the Sioux Falls airfield.

An aircraft emergency call was reported around 3 p.m. Wednesday. A Dakota News Now crew at the airport spotted an F-16 jet that appeared to have overshot its runway. Damage to the plane did not appear to be too extensive, but the landing gear was clearly damaged and the plane was resting on its nose.

It is unclear if anyone was injured during the incident. Dakota News Now is reaching out to authorities to gather more information.

The South Dakota Air National operates several F-16 fighter jets out of its Sioux Falls base, which shares the airfield with the Sioux Falls Regional Airport.

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