Harrier crash near Sacaton

Harrier crash near Sacaton

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An AV-8B Harrier has been reported as having crashed in the Gila River Indian reservation near Sacaton. According to the Federal Aviation Administration the jet went down sometime Friday afternoon and has stated that the pilot was able to eject safely before the fighter crashed. Details are still limited; but we have confirmed that the Harrier is assigned to MCAS Yuma. No word what was in the fighters payload when it went down.