Mississippi Columbus Air Force Base jet crashes: report

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A Columbus Air Force Base plane crashed on Monday afternoon in the southern portion of Lowndes County in Mississippi, according to reports.

Columbus-based WCBI reported the crash just before 2:30 p.m. and said emergency responders were at the scene.

Along with emergency responders, Air Force personnel were at the scene of the crash and sources have said the pilot of the T-38 ejected safely.

A statement issued by CAFB officials said the aircraft experienced an “in-flight emergency,” according to a report from WTVA.

Officials at Columbus AFB did not immediately respond to requests for more information.

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