U.S fighter jet crashes in Arizona

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Posted: Jan 21, 2016 2:38 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An F-16 fighter jet crashed near Bagdad, Arizona on Thursday morning, the U.S. Air Force said in a statement.

"An F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing at Luke Air Force Wing crashed at approximately 8:45 a.m. today," the statement said.

The cause of the crash was not immediately clear.

(Reporting by Idrees Ali)