Lt. Col. Michael Meyer, 421st Expeditionary Fighter Squadron commander, deployed from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, departs on a sortie from Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Oct. 30, 2015. Airmen assigned to the 421st Fighter Squadron, known as the “Black Widows,” from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, arrived here Oct. 28, 2015 in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel and NATO’s Resolute Support mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Robert Cloys/RELEASED)
A U.S. F-16 crashed during an evening takeoff near Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.