UPDATE 4:20 p.m. ET: AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - White House spokesman: Pilot in Colorado Thunderbird crash uninjured; Obama thanks him for his service.
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AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — An Air Force Thunderbird jet crashed south of Colorado Springs just after a flyover for a graduation of Air Force Academy cadets where President Barack Obama had spoken.
President Barack Obama applauds during the commencement ceremony for the Air Force Class of 2016, at the U.S. Air Force Academy, in Colorado Springs, Colo., Thursday, June 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
Air Force spokeswoman Lt. Col. Michal Kloeffler-Howard said Thursday the pilot ejected. There was no information on the pilot's condition. No injuries on the ground were reported.
The Air Force Thunderbirds fly in formation during graduation ceremonies at the 2016 class of the U.S. Air Force Academy, Thursday, June 2, 2016, in Colorado Springs, Colo. President Barack Obama delivered the commencement address. A Thunderbirds jet crashed after flyover of academy commencement attended by Obama. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Obama was still at the graduation site at the time of the crash, taking photos with attendees prior to returning to Washington. The crash happened about 15 miles south of the academy.