Military aircraft goes down near Joint Base Andrews

CLINTON, Md. (KUSI) — Officials are investigating a downed military aircraft near Joint Base Andrews in Maryland.

A National Guard fighter jet assigned to Joint Base Andrews, Md. crashed on the outskirts of Clinton after 9 a.m. Wednesday during a routine training mission with other aircrafts, according to preliminary report from Joint Base Andrews. The pilot, the sole passenger at the time, ejected from the aircraft and sustained non-life threatening injuries.

A spokesperson for Prince George’s County fire department said on twitter that a pilot used a parachute to eject from a military aircraft as it went down approximately five miles from the military base. 

This is a developing story and will be updated. 

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