Search Continues for Missing Nellis Pilot

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LAS VEGAS, NV  (KXNT) – Search efforts are underway to find an Air Force pilot whose jet crashed near the town of Caliente.  Officials with Nellis Air Force Base say the pilot of the F-16C Fighting Falcon was taking part in an air-to-air combat training mission around 5:30 yesterday afternoon, when the plane crashed about 150 miles north of Las Vegas.  The Air Force says an investigation is continuing.

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