Cracks Found In Fighter Jets




 
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December 7th, 2007  
Team Infidel
 
 

Topic: Cracks Found In Fighter Jets


Washington Times
December 7, 2007
Pg. 17
TOKYO — Cracks were found in two F-15s deployed in Japan during an investigation that followed the crash of the fighter jet in the United States last month, the Air Force said yesterday.
The cracks were in the upper longerons — parts near the canopy — on two of the aircraft, which were among 30 inspected F-15s deployed at the Kadena Air base on Japan’s southern island of Okinawa.
The Air Force issued a second flight suspension order for the fighters worldwide since an F-15C crashed in Missouri last month, injuring its pilot.
December 7th, 2007  
LeEnfield
 
 
They have all been grounded in the UK and have been for a while.
 


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