A US fighter jet has crashed throughout a take a look at flight in Florida, the air power mentioned on Wednesday, the second army air accident in every week within the state.
Nobody was damage within the incident involving an F-35A Stealth jet because it tried to land Tuesday night time, Eglin Air Pressure Base mentioned in a press release. The pilot managed to eject and is in steady situation.
The crash triggered no accidents to any civilians nor property harm on the base.
The Lockheed Martin F-35 is the costliest weapons program in US army historical past, at a price of practically $400 billion to supply practically 2,500 models in coming a long time.
The F35-A is the model earmarked for the US Air Pressure. 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 take a look at flight. The pilot managed to eject safely that point, too.
Each crashes are beneath investigation, mentioned the assertion, launched on the bottom’s Twitter account within the early hours of Wednesday.
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