On Nov. 15, an F-22 with 43th Fighter Squadron crashed near Tyndall Air Forcer Base, Florida. Here below you can find the first images of the crash site released by 325th Fighter Wing officials who are continuing to investigate the crash.
Fortunately, the pilot ejected safely from the plane and was rescued by the first responders in less than two minutes.
David Cenciotti is a journalist based in Rome, Italy. He is the Founder and Editor of “The Aviationist”, one of the world’s most famous and read military aviation blogs. Since 1996, he has written for major worldwide magazines, including Air Forces Monthly, Combat Aircraft, and many others, covering aviation, defense, war, industry, intelligence, crime and cyberwar. He has reported from the U.S., Europe, Australia and Syria, and flown several combat planes with different air forces. He is a former 2nd Lt. of the Italian Air Force, a private pilot and a graduate in Computer Engineering. He has written five books and contributed to many more ones.
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“… was rescued by the first responders in less than 2 minutes.”
What, he landed in the fire department’s parking lot?
That’s gotta be some sort of record for the fastest rescue ever.