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F-16 jet fighter skids off runway in Pekanbaru

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    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Tue, March 14, 2017   /  09:41 pm
F-16 jet fighter skids off runway in Pekanbaru A F-16 fighter jet is seen in this file photograph (TNI AU via tribunnews.com/-)

A military aircraft skidded off the runway of Roesmin Nurjadin Air Force base in Pekanbaru, Riau, as a result of a brake malfunction on Tuesday afternoon. 

Air Force spokesman Commodore Jemi Trisonjaya confirmed the incident involving an F-16 jet fighter.

No fatalities or injuries were reported. The aircraft pilot Maj. Andri and air cadet Second Lieut. Marko were in a good condition, tribunnews.com reported.

The aircraft was removed to a hangar.