Russia said the U.S. F-16 fighters yesterday made a forced landing in the waters of the North Kuril Islands
BEIJING, July 23, according to Itar-Tass reported, the Russian Security Agency Northeast border control, according to spokesman told the media that the United States fighter F-16 made an emergency landing in the evening of 22 Russian North Kuril Islands waters.
the spokesman told reporters that “Kamchatka Krai Maritime Rescue Centre on the evening of 22 20 thirty pm (Moscow time 12:30) was about U.S. warplanes killed in the Pacific North Kuril Islands waters information Sakhalin Border Authority, the Coast Guard has confirmed this information. “
later received a message from the Japanese Maritime Safety Authority said the one to fly from Japan to American and Alaska’s aircraft made a forced landing in the waters, but did not disclose the aircraft models and their subordinate units, and it is the purpose of the flight and crew number.
Russian border Authority leadership has been the U.S. fighter planes crash of sending a border patrol boats to conduct search and rescue, and take 16 hours to reach the crash area.
Russian Northeast Border Defense Authority spokesman said, “was later informed, wrecked aircraft for the U.S. F-16 fighter pilot ejected successfully and was forced to water landing before access to Japan’s Fisheries and Forestry ocean surveillance ship rescue . “but the cause of the accident is unclear.
Russian border Authority leadership through international information exchange system to the U.S. Coast Guard notice of the accident.
According to the U.S. Air Force Web site news release said the pilot was located in a U.S. trade board, physical condition is stable. U.S. Air Force pilot Japanese friends rescue America thanks.
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