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F-22 Crashed at Eglin AFB, Florida

May 15, 2020 (by Jon) - Pilot reported to have ejected safely.

43rd Fighter Squadron F-22

An F-22 of the 43rd Fighter Squadron from Eglin AFB, Florida was lost on Friday, May 15, 2020 at about 9:15 am local time. Reported to have been lost 12 miles northeast of Eglin at the test and training range. The 43rd Fighter Squadron is part of the 325th Fighter Wing based at Tyndall AFB, Florida.

Pilot's name and serial of aircraft have not been released. Accident is being investigated.


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F-22A no. 02-4036 from the 43rd FS lands at Sheppard AFB on October 20th, 2007. [Photo by Curt Jans]

43rd FS F-22 Patch [gliderplt collection]