F-22 fighter crashed in the United States

A fifth-generation F-22 fighter crashed in Florida, near U.S. Air Force Eglin Air Force Base. This was reported by The Drive on May 15.

According to the newspaper, the pilot managed to eject. Now he is in hospital in a stable condition. Other people have not been affected by the emergency.

According to the newspaper Orlando Sentinel, the crash occurred at 19:15 local time, the plane was assigned to the 43rd Fighter Squadron and was part of the 325th Fighter Wing of the U.S. Air Force. An investigation is underway into the causes of what happened.

A total of 186 F-22s are in service with the U.S. Air Force. The cost of one aircraft is $143 million.