Lucky it was at full moon. Luke F-16 crashes; pilots eject safely Brent Whiting The Arizona Republic Dec. 4, 2006 12:00 PM Two pilots ejected safely Monday shortly before an Air Force F-16D fighter crashed in the desert in southwest Arizona. The aircraft went down in an unpopulated area on the Barry M. Goldwater Range east of Arizona 85, according to Susan Stout, a spokeswoman at Luke Air Force Base. The F-16, assigned to the 62nd Fighter Squadron at Luke, was on a training mission with two pilots aboard when it crashed, Stout said. The pilots' identities weren't immediately released Monday. There was no immediate indication on the cause of the failure, but a board of officers will investigate, she said. Luke is the world's largest F-16 training base. Further information was expected later in the day. -- See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please send personal replies to the author, not the list.