SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A Singapore Air Force F-16 plane crashed at Tengah Air Base on Wednesday at 12:35 p.m. (0435 GMT), Singapore's defence ministry said on Wednesday.

The plane "experienced an issue during take-off and the pilot responded in accordance with emergency procedures", the ministry said in a statement. It said the pilot ejected successfully and is conscious and able to walk, and is receiving medical attention.

The ministry said investigations are ongoing.

(Reporting by Xinghui Kok; Editing by John Mair)