A USAF Thunderbirds F-16 jet crashed near Peterson AFB today at approx. 1pm. The pilot ejected safely and was recovered by first responders.
No one was hurt on the ground and here is no hazard to the public.
Maj. Alex Turner, U.S. Air Force Thunderbird #6, is in good medical condition following an ejection at approximately 1 pm near Peterson AFB.
The cause of the crash is unknown at this time. More info to follow as it becomes available.