Reports say that an F-16 fighter jet crashed down in rural Beauregard Parish today, with the pilot of the aircraft ejecting himself before the jet hit the ground. The jet involved was reportedly a part of the Oklahoma National Guard.

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According to reports, an Oklahoma National Guard pilot is safe after ejecting himself out of an F-16 before it crashed down into the woods. The crash occurred in Beauregard Parish, with Fort Polk personnel responding.

Reports add that the plane was believed to have taken off from a joint reserve base south of Houston, TX. The jet was a part of the 138th Fighter Wing of the Oklahoma National Guard out of Tulsa.

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The Beauregard Parish Sheriff's Office initially responded to the crash.

Military personnel are arriving on the scene to continue investigating the crash. See a helicopter landing near the crash site via KPLC 7 News on Facebook here.

See more regarding the location of the crash via Doug Warner KSLA on Facebook below.

See the report from KALB News Channel 5 on Facebook below.

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