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U.S. Air Force F-16 Missing Over Adriatic Sea

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

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Monday, January 28, 2013

The Air Force is searching the Adriatic Sea after losing contact with a U.S. fighter jet during a training mission off the coast of Italy.

The headquarters of the 31st Fighter Wing, at Aviano Air Base in Italy, issued a brief statement saying the F-16 fighter had one pilot aboard when contact was lost Monday evening.

There was no immediate word on the fate of the plane or the pilot. Initial word was that the F-16 was not carrying weapons.


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