A US fighter jet has crashed throughout a check flight in Florida, the air power stated on Wednesday, the second army air accident in per week within the state.
Nobody was harm within the incident involving an F-35A Stealth jet because it tried to land Tuesday night time, Eglin Air Drive Base stated in an announcement. The pilot managed to eject and is in steady situation.
The crash precipitated no accidents to any civilians nor property injury on the base.
The Lockheed Martin F-35 is the costliest weapons program in US army historical past, at a value of practically $400 billion to provide practically 2,500 items in coming many years.
The F35-A is the model earmarked for the US Air Drive. Every prices round $85 million.
A Stealth jet of the earlier era, F-22, crashed Friday round 15 miles (20 kilometers) from the Eglin base throughout a check flight. The pilot managed to eject safely that point, too.
Each crashes are below investigation, stated the assertion, launched on the bottom’s Twitter account within the early hours of Wednesday.
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