Two F-15 Fighter Jet Pilots Ejected at St. Louis Airport

Two F-15 Fighter Jet Pilots Ejected at St. Louis Airport

MASCOUTAH, Ill. (AP) – Military officials said two pilots ejected safely from an F-15 fighter jet when the aircraft left a runway while landing at a southwestern Illinois airport.

The U.S. Air Force said in a statement that the two U.S. active-duty pilots suffered minor injuries in the incident Tuesday morning at MidAmerica St. Louis Airport in Mascoutah.

Officials at nearby Scott Air Force Base said both pilots were taken to a hospital. One pilot has since been released.

MidAmerica Airport is located about 25 miles east of St. Louis.

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