U.S. To Salvage F-35C Lost In South China Sea

An F-35C belonging to VFA-147 on USS Carl Vinson.
Credit: U.S. Navy
SINGAPORE—The U.S. Navy has confirmed that the Lockheed Martin F-35C involved in a “landing mishap” on Jan. 24 fell into the South China Sea and the service is now drawing up plans to salvage the aircraft. The 7th Fleet confirmed that the F-35C “impacted the flight deck” of carrier USS Carl Vinson...
Chen Chuanren

Chen Chuanren is the Southeast Asia and China Editor for the Aviation Week Network’s (AWN) Air Transport World (ATW) and the Asia-Pacific Defense Correspondent for AWN, joining the team in 2017.

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