The incident reportedly occurred near a US Air Force base on the country’s southwestern coast
An American F-16 fighter jet has crashed in waters near South Korea, sources told Yonhap News. The accident marks the third time a US war plane went down in the last year.
A fighter pilot was forced to abandon the jet and ejected from the aircraft early on Wednesday morning, with the F-16 falling into waters off the coast of Gunsan, South Korea, near Washington’s Kunsan Air Base, the outlet reported.
“The fighter jet crashed into the water and the rescued pilot is safe,” one unnamed source told Yonhap.
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