Sunday, October 18, 2009
F-16 Fighting Falcons Escort Mooney with Unresponsive Pilots
A Mooney crashed on Wednesday morning near Muncie, Indiana after the pilot failed to respond to the air traffic controller. Two F-16 Fighting Falcons from the Indiana National Guard assisted the airplane by providing an escort until the airplane went down into a cornfield. Military Officials told the Associated Press that the pilot was suffering health problems.