Kunsan F-16s land safely following in-flight emergency

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Two F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to the 8th Fighter Wing landed safely after one of the aircraft experienced an in-flight emergency at approximately 2:35 p.m. April 7.

The pilot experienced a serious engine malfunction during a training flight and proceeded to follow established safety guidelines before landing safely at Muan Airfield.

Both pilots are unharmed.

The cause of the malfunction is under investigation. Direct all questions to the 8th Fighter Wing Public Affairs office at DSN 315-782-4705/1497 or commercial number 063-470-4705/1497.