The pilot landed safely after a caution light went on during a routine flight from Truax Field.
F-16 Fighting Falcon
The aircraft is the first Block 50 Fighting Falcon in Europe to reach the historic milestone.
The bombing pilot misinterpreted the proper target, selecting instead an objective almost 3½ miles away.
The pilot from the 8th Fighter Wing suffered minor injuries when he ejected during a landing after a routine sortie Monday.
The unidentified pilot was transferred to a local medical facility after sustaining minor injuries.
An Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon dropped a 500-pound dummy bomb onto the Japanese countryside late Wednesday.
The pilot was able to eject from the aircraft and is being treated at a local hospital, base officials said.
Officials said F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler fleets each "stand above" the 80% readiness goal.
The former SecDef had ordered the F-16, F-22, F-35 and F-18 fleets brought to 80 percent mission capable rates.
For a cool $8.5 million, you could be the proud owner of a "fully functioning" F-16 A/B Fighting Falcon fighter jet.