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German leaders visit F-16 crash site

Mattes and other local community leadership asked questions about the crash site and received information on the upcoming plans for the area

U.S. Air Force Col. Jason Hokaj, 52nd Fighter Wing vice commander, speaks with German army Col. Erwin Mattes, state military command of Mainz, while touring an F-16 Fighting Falcon crash site in Zemmer, Germany, Oct. 25, 2019. Mattes and other local community leadership asked questions about the crash site and received information on the upcoming plans for the area. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jovante Johnson)

Hokaj answered questions about the site and showed where the aircraft crashed

U.S. Air Force Col. Jason Hokaj, 52nd Fighter Wing vice commander, and local German community leaders visit an F-16 Fighting Falcon crash site in Zemmer, Germany, Oct. 25, 2019. Hokaj answered questions about the site and showed where the aircraft crashed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jovante Johnson)

The safety brief ensured proper precautions were taken at the site where an F-16 Fighting Falcon crash occurred

U.S. Air Force Col. Jason Hokaj, 52nd Fighter Wing vice commander, gives a safety brief to local community leadership in Zemmer, Germany, Oct. 25, 2019. The safety brief ensured proper precautions were taken at the site where an F-16 Fighting Falcon crash occurred. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jovante Johnson)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany --