Defense

May 29, 2013

F-15 crashes in Pacific, pilot safe

Japan Air Self Defense Force rescue squadron crews safely recovered the pilot who ejected from a Kadena Air Base-based F-15 aircraft over the Pacific Ocean approximately 70 miles east of Okinawa at around 9 a.m., May 27.

The pilot is in stable condition and is being evaluated at a military medical facility.

The cause of the crash is yet to be determined. More details will be released as they become available. The name of the pilot is not releasable at this time.

 




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