Debris Recovered After U.S. Fighter Jet Crashes in Adriatic Sea

Mike O'Brien

Debris thought to be from a U.S. F-16 Fighting Falcon that went missing on Monday night has been recovered from the Adriatic Sea by Italian search teams. As nightfall descended in Europe on Tuesday, January 29, a huge rescue operation was under way to find the as-yet-unnamed American pilot. Major Erick Saks, chief of public affairs for the 31st Fighter Wing, said: "We are still considering it a search-and-rescue operation. We are still hopeful." He said the last contact with the pilot w...
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