Fighter jet crashes near Florida Air Force base - FOX 35 News Orlando

Fighter jet crashes near Florida Air Force base

Posted: Updated:

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AP) -- Air Force officials say a fighter jet has crashed along a highway in the Florida Panhandle and that the pilot ejected safely. There were no immediate reports of injuries on the ground.
 
A news release from the Air Force says the F-22 Raptor went down Thursday afternoon near Tyndall Air Force Base, just south of Panama City. The pilot was receiving medical treatment at the base.
 
A section of Highway 98 was closed as rescuers responded.
 
The cause of the crash isn't clear.

 

 

Follow us on Pinterest

 

FOX 35 Weather Authority

Powered by WorldNow

35 Skyline Drive
Lake Mary, FL 32746

Phone: (407) 644-3535
News Tips: (866) 55-FOX35

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices