June 24, 2024

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An advanced military fighter plane that took off from the United States crashed

An advanced military fighter plane that took off from the United States crashed

The pilot was hospitalized with serious injuries; The F-35 is the world’s most advanced operational fighter, costing more than US$80 million

On Tuesday (May 28, 2024), a military fighter jet crashed near the Albuquerque airport in the North American state of New Mexico. The device was en route from Fort Worth, Texas to Edwards Air Force Base near Los Angeles, California. The pilot stopped for refueling at Kirtland Air Force Base in New Mexico. The crash occurred shortly after this 2nd take off.

The F-35 is the world’s most advanced operational fighter jet. It has what it takes to operate in some of the world’s most threatened areas It costs a little more 80 million US dollars. The pilot was injured. He was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Located on the southern tip of Albuquerque, Kirtland is home to the 377th Airlift Wing. Location as per agency AP (Associated Press), conducts nuclear operations, equips trains and expeditionary forces. It is home to the Air Force Research Laboratory.

This is the second military plane crash in New Mexico in a short period of time. In April, an F-16 Fighting Falcon crashed in a remote area near Holloman Air Force Base in the southern part of the state. The pilot was ejected from the aircraft and sustained minor injuries.

The cause of Tuesday’s (May 28) crash has not yet been released. A Lockheed MartinThat is a company Factory The fighter said in the note sent ABC News to be followed”Appropriate investigative protocol”.

Pictures posted on social media show a huge cloud of smoke at the scene of the accident. See:

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