Luke Air Force Base crash: Fighter jet plummets from sky into desert (VIDEO)

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, AZ - Two pilots are OK after ejecting from their fighter jet just before it went down near Luke Air Force Base Wednesday evening .

Video captured from near the crash site showed the F-16 slowly plummeting from the sky and landing in a desert area about three miles west of the airfield.

The footage then shows a large plume of smoke rising from the crash scene.

Watch the video embedded in the player below.


Officials at the base said both pilots suffered only minor injuries. Their names have not yet been released.
  
Air Force officials say the jet most likely hit a bird before the crash.
 

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