The first F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 501 arrived at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, July 17, 2014., photo by Cpl. John Wilkes, USMC.
As TGP’s Kristinn Taylor reported, the Air Force asked the public for help finding a lost Marine Corps F-35 jet that was last seen over South Carolina Sunday afternoon after the pilot safely ejected. The pilot parachuted into a residential neighborhood where he landed in a backyard and was taken to the hospital in stable condition.
The U.S. Marine Corps has issued a two-day stand-down order for all aviation units after an F-35 went missing after a “mishap”.
A debris field was found in Williamsburg County, South Carolina on Monday.
ABC News reported:
A debris field has been found in South Carolina during the search for a F-35 fighter jet that had gone missing after a “mishap” on Sunday, officials confirmed.
The pilot of the craft had “safely ejected” during the incident, military authorities previously said.
BREAKING: A debris field has been found in South Carolina during the search for a F-35 fighter jet that had gone missing after a “mishap” on Sunday, officials say. https://t.co/uo2NwcLYEc pic.twitter.com/0MDEonjYHN
— ABC News (@ABC) September 18, 2023
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