World News – US – F-16 disappearing off eastern Taiwan – Focus on Taiwan


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Taipei, nov. An F-16 fighter jet disappeared over waters off eastern Taiwan Tuesday night, with search and rescue operations continuing as of this publication, according to the Ministry of National Defense.. . (MND).

The F-16 disappeared from radar screens at 6:07 pm. M. Nine nautical miles northeast of Hualien Air Force Base, two minutes after take-off from the base as part of night training, according to the Department of National Defense. .

A single-seat F-16, serial number 6672, was piloted by Colonel Chiang Ching-chi (蔣正 志), according to the Ministry of National Defense. .

A separate press release from the National Rescue Command Center (NRCC) indicated that the Black Hawk helicopter and Coast Guard vessels have been dispatched to the area to locate the aircraft and its pilot..

General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon, Taiwan, Fighter Jet, Central News Agency

World News – United States – F-16 Disappearance Off Eastern Taiwan – Focus Taiwan
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