South China Sea: US Navy tries to recover F-35C fighter jet from ocean after 7 hurt in ‘landing mishap’

The US Navy is working to recover a F-35C fighter jet after it fell into the South China Sea following a “landing mishap” on the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier on Monday, the US 7th Fleet has revealed.Seven sailors, including the pilot who ejected from the F-35C and was recovered from the water by helicopter, were hurt in the crash which occurred during a landing on the carrier.“I can confirm the aircraft impacted the flight deck during landing and subsequently fell to the water,” said…


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