Riverside County, California — A F-16 fighter jet crashed near March Air Reserve Base Thursday, officials say.
The pilot is believed to have ejected before the crash and was being treated for injuries.
Several local news outlets report the jet crashed into a building on Opportunity Way — it was unclear if anyone in the building was injured.
Major Perry Covington, spokesperson for March Reserve AFB says the aircraft crashed at the end of a runway.
— Rob McMillan (@abc7robmcmillan) May 16, 2019
#BREAKING: An F-16 from March Air Reserve Base has crashed into a building just west of the base. The pilot safely ejected and was taken to the hospital as a precaution. @Stu_Mundel is overhead in #Sky9.#CBSLA pic.twitter.com/P2m4sX42XZ
— Mike Rogers (@MikeRogersTV) May 16, 2019
— CBS Los Angeles (@CBSLA) May 16, 2019
The plane was reportedly carrying live weapons at the time but there was no indication of an explosion or fire.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.