Pilot makes precautionary landing at Homestead Air Reserve Base

HOMESTEAD, FLA. (WSVN) - A pilot made a precautionary landing after having trouble at the Homestead Air Reserve Base, Wednesday.

The two-member crew managed to get out of the F-16 fighter jet after making a safe landing.

They declared an emergency midair prior to the landing at the Homestead Air Reserve Base.

Fire rescue crews responded to the scene and spoke with the crew.

The pilot and his passenger is now waiting to determine what was wrong with the engine.

There’s no word as to the nature of the emergency that led to the landing.

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