Air Force

November 21, 2012

F-22 Raptor crashes at Tyndall AFB

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A pair of F-22 Raptors fly near the coastline of Panama City Beach, Fla.

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AFNS) — An F-22 Raptor crashed Nov. 15, at 3:30 p.m. on Tyndall Air Force , Fla., one quarter mile east of the drone runway.

The pilot ejected from the aircraft safely and is currently under supervision of the 325th Medical Group. First responders are on scene.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation and additional details will be provided as soon as they become available.




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