Taiwanese F-16V fighter jet feared to have crashed as pilot loses contact

A Taiwanese Air Force fighter jet was feared to have crashed during a combat training mission on Tuesday.The plane – an F-16V, Taiwan’s most advanced fighter jet – lost contact with its airbase in southwestern Taiwan in the afternoon and the pilot had yet to be located, the island’s air force said on Tuesday. Eyewitnesses reported seeing a plane crash into the sea.“The single-seated F-16V (serial number 6650) operated by Captain Chen Yi took off from its home base in Chiayi at 2.55pm for a…


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