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F-16 lands safely at Sky Harbor after striking a cable

(USAF Photo)

TUCSON, Ariz. — The pilot of an F-16 Fighting Falcon based out of the Arizona Air National Guard’s 162nd Wing in Tucson landed safely at Phoenix’s Sky Harbor International Airport after striking a cable Sunday.

National Guard officials say the incident occurred about 10 a.m. Sunday near Black Canyon City, which is about 60 miles north of Phoenix.

They say the aircraft safely landed at the Phoenix airport.

No other details were immediately released.

Officials say the Air Force will assemble a team to investigate the incident.

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