An F-35B fighter pilot ejected from his aircraft after failing to land. The plane crashed to the ground, but the pilot is safe.
More fear than harm. An F-35 fighter jet pilot had a very big scare on Thursday, December 15th. While at the controls of his plane, he was forced to eject from his plane at Fort Worth Air Force Base in Texas.
We responded to assist Lockheed Martin and the Naval Air Station at a military aircraft crash in which the pilot ejected. Update on pilot is that they are safe and under observation. Thanks for this news. We have opened up peripheral roads in the area. pic.twitter.com/uhTDevFdid
— Christopher Cook (@cooktx) 15 December 2022
The accident occurred at the time of landing: the plane suddenly dived when its wheels touched the ground, according to information from the Parisian. Losing control, this US government pilot was forced to eject to avoid a serious accident.
White Settlement Police Chief Christopher Cook commented on the incident: “We responded to assist Lockheed Martin and the Naval Air Station on a military aircraft crash where the pilot ejected. The pilot is safe and under observation,” he said on Twitter.