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Exercises at a military base in Florida ended with the crash of two fighter jets and the hospitalization of one pilot
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Exercises at a military base in Florida ended with the crash of two fighter jets and the hospitalization of one pilot

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According to official information, military exercises were held at the Englin Air Force Base on Friday and Tuesday. In these exercises, the most advanced aircraft were tested, but the fifth-generation F-35A Lightning II and F-22 crashed.

The first crash occurred on Friday a few miles from the air base. The pilot managed to eject in time and not get serious damage. The second plane crash occurred four days later. On Tuesday, the US Air Force reported that the Stealth F-35 fighter exploded during an unsuccessful landing.

The F-35 pilot also managed to eject, but did not avoid injuries. The nature of the damage is not reported, it is only known that the pilot was taken to hospital in a stable condition.

To date, it is not known for certain what caused the crash. The Air Force is investigating.

The total amount of damage due to the loss of the two newest aircraft is estimated at $ 180 million.

Author: Usa Really