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Pilot ejects before U.S. military plane crashes in Germany

Harald Tittel / AP

A firefighter works at the site where a US military plane crashed in a field near Laufeld, western Germany on Friday, April 1, 2011. A police spokesman said the pilot ejected before the crash. He was injured and hospitalized. The spokesman identified the plane as a Warthog — an A-10 Thunderbolt.

Harald Tittel / AP

German and US firefighters work at the site where a US military plane crashed.

I'm glad to hear the pilot ejected before the crash. If you're having a bad day at your job, think of how this guy feels today.