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Rescue efforts underway as F-16 crash leads to search for missing 115th fighter wing pilot

An F-16 jet of the Wisconsin Air National Guard’s 115th Fighter Wing at Truax Field in Madison crashed Tuesday night in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, the Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs reported.

‘America’s greatest Pilot’ Chuck Yeager, first person to break sound barrier, dies at 97

United States Air Force Brig. Gen. Chuck Yeager, retired, talks with Col. Barry Cornish, 99th Air Base Wing commander, upon his arrival, Oct. 13, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Yeager was the first person to pilot an aircraft faster than the speed of sound, Oct. 14, 1947, and he broke the sound barrier again at the age of 89 in an F-15D Eagle from the 65th Aggressor Squadron.