Officials: Pilot involved in aircraft accident at Tinker AFB

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TINKER AIR FORCE BASE- Tinker Air Force Base officials announced an aircraft accident late Saturday evening.

Officials say the accident occurred at approximately 12:15 p.m. Saturday afternoon.

According to the press release a P-59 aircraft was involved in an accident during take-off.

The extent of the damage is being determined at this time.

Officials were forced to close down the runway.

Authorities have not stated the cause of the accident.