MIAMI — Two fighter jets collided in mid-air off the Florida Panhandle Wednesday during a training mission.
Search and rescue teams are en route to the crash while the conditions of the two pilots is unknown.
The two F-15C Eagle fighter jets disappeared about 3 p.m. ET off the Florida Panhandle over the Gulf of Mexico, said Eglin Air Force Base spokesman Sgt. Brian Jones. The crash occurred about 50 miles south of Tyndall Air Force Base.
FOX News' Steve Centanni and The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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Venus6971 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 1454 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (7 years 4 months 2 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 3466 times:
It has been a bad and expensive week for the USAF and ACC, the 2 F-15's and now a B-2, the USAF needs to find a happy meduim between quality acft mx, training sorties and the bane of all mx folks the damn get your wing king promoted flying hour program.