The British Guardian reported that at about 2 pm local time on the 17th, the US Marine Corps F-35 Lightning II fighter jet took off into the air.South Carolina(South Carolina) A crash occurred in the skies over North Charleston. The pilot ejected by parachute and was successfully rescued. The whereabouts of the crashed fighter plane is unknown. The army publicly assisted in the search on social platform X.
The Army said that based on the location and trajectory of the missing fighter plane, the focus of the search area is Lake Moultrie (Lake Moultrie) and Lake Marion (Lake Marion), north of North Charleston.
South Carolina law enforcement helicopters have joined the search. The army is still investigating why the pilot used his parachute to escape. The second F-35 that accompanied the crashed fighter plane has successfully returned to Joint Base Charleston.
The army lost its fighters and was attacked by South Carolina.RepresentativeNancy Mace angrily denounced the absurdity, “How is there no tracking device? And then you publicly ask for help finding it and wait for the public to find it and return it?”
The fighter aircraft and pilots involved in the crash were from Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 501, which is deployed not far from the Atlantic coast of South Carolina.
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