Update, Thursday, 6 PM ET: that the Falcon in the crash was an Iraqi Air Force F-16D, the first one delivered to the Arizona Air National Guard with Iraqi colors.
Update, Thursday, 11 AM ET: that the F-16's pilot was an Iraqi who'd been training in the U.S. for four years. That's according to Brig. Gen. Tahseen Ibrahim, a spokesperson for the Iraqi Defense Ministry. We still have no details on the fate of the pilot or the cause of the crash.
Thursday, 9:08 AM ET: Late Wednesday night, an F-16 belonging to the Arizona Air National Guard went down in a fiery crash near the Mexican border. At this time, officials aren't saying whether the single pilot survived, and they have no idea what caused the Fighting Falcon to fall out of the sky.
The F-16 went down 5 miles east of Douglas Municipal Airport in Douglas, AZ, says Lacey L. Roberts, public affairs officer with the 162nd Wing Arizona Air Force Air National Guard. The crash happened around 11 PM Eastern. The F-16 had been on a nighttime training mission.