US F-22 jet crashes in Florida

US F-22 jet crashes in Florida
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  • calendar-gray 16 May 2020

A US F-22 stealth fighter jet crashed during a "routine training flight" in Florida Friday, the Air Force said in a statement, APA reports citing CNN.

The pilot who has not been named was able to eject from the aircraft safely and was transported to a local hospital on Eglin Air Force Base "for observation and evaluation," according to the Air Force.

"He is currently in stable condition," the statement said.

The crash took place on a training range 12 miles northeast of the base and the Air Force said "there was no loss of life or civilian property damage related to the accident."
The incident is under investigation.

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