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May 3, 2012

F-15E crashes in Southwest Asia

An Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle crashed May 3 at 11:40 a.m. local time while conducting a routine training mission.

Both crew members ejected safely. First responders have responded to the scene and more details will be released as they become available.

Strike Eagles are dual-role fighters that perform air-to-air and air-to-ground missions.

The cause of the incident is under investigation.




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