Ellington Field is shut down after an F-16 crashed 

Ellington Field is currently under an evacuation after plane went down this afternoon. It was around 10:45 a.m. when crews responded to an F-16 on the ground. The pilot ejected and was taken to the hospital by military transport. The pilot is said to have minor injuries. The evacuation covers a 4000 square foot radius from the crash site and will last for the next 6 hours. According to 147th Attack Wing Public Affairs, there is no threat to any residents. Please forward all media inquiries to NORAD attention Captain Scott Miller 719-554-6889.