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Pilot Dies In Utah F-16 Crash

Updated at 8:05 p.m. EDT

Military officials said a pilot has died in an F-16 crash at the Utah Test and Training Range in the state's west desert.

The U.S. Air Force says the aircraft, which is assigned to Hill Air Force Base's 388th Fighter Wing, crashed around 10:25 p.m. Monday while on a routine training mission.

Rhonda Elmore, of the 75th Air Base Wing public affairs office at Hill Air Force Base, said she had no information about where the pilot's body was found Tuesday.

The pilot's name was not immediately released.

The cause of the crash is not known. Elmore says the F-16 was destroyed on impact.

The crash site is about 35 miles south of Wendover near the Utah-Nevada state line.

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